Environment America Staff
Courtney Abrams is Environment America's Federal Clean Energy Advocate. An advocate in our Washington, D.C. office since 2008, Courtney works to build support for policies to repower America with clean renewable energy including wind and solar power. She has authored multiple reports documenting the harmful impacts of fossil fuels, and helped organize Environment America's campaign to pass comprehensive climate legislation through the House of Representatives. Courtney attended the Copenhagen climate negotiations in 2009 to draw world leaders' attention to the progress being made by U.S. Governors, state legislatures and local leaders to reduce emissions and promote clean energy. Previous to her work in DC, Courtney worked to build up citizen support for Environment America's network of state-based organizations, including Environment North Carolina, starting in 2005. She graduated from Wake Forest University.