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Christina Angelides, Federal Policy Advocate, Air & Energy Program, New York

Christina Angelides
As a Federal Policy Advocate at NRDC, I work to advance clean energy and energy efficiency policies at the state and federal levels. I work with a variety of constituents from labor to business to support policies that will build a strong clean energy economy. I’ve been with NRDC since 2007, with a brief year break to work with the Obama Campaign’s National Advance Team and then as an Advance Consultant for the White House. I graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. in Social Studies. As a California native and a painter, I love being outdoors. I also have a passion for politics—the people you get to meet, the causes, the organizing…pretty much everything.

Recent Posts

Enabling Industry to Do More With Less - BlueGreen Alliance's Policy Platform to Improve Industrial Energy Efficiency

Posted August 15, 2013 by Christina Angelides in Curbing Pollution, Solving Global Warming

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America’s manufacturing sector is the largest in the world and reducing energy waste at industrial facilities can provide huge benefits for the companies, workers, and the communities in which they work.  That was reinforced yesterday by the BlueGreen Alliance, a...continued

The Public Supports Light Bulb Standards--It's Time Congress Listened

Posted June 6, 2012 by Christina Angelides in Curbing Pollution, Solving Global Warming

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The public strongly supports energy efficiency standards for light bulbs that were passed with bipartisan support in Congress and signed into law by President George W. Bush in 2007 and went into effect this year. As poll after poll shows,...continued

Who is Sen. DeMint Working for?

Posted February 7, 2012 by Christina Angelides in Solving Global Warming

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Just who is South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint working for? Last week, the Republican senator introduced legislation (S. 2064) that would terminate existing incentives for clean energy technologies. You’d think South Carolina’s senator would want to protect his state’s interests,...continued

State of the Union: Clean Energy Bridges Partisan Divide

Posted January 26, 2012 by Christina Angelides in Curbing Pollution, Solving Global Warming

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Among the national priorities highlighted in President Obama’s State of the Union speech, few garnered as strong a positive reaction from voters as his plan to reform our energy system and build the nation’s rapidly growing clean energy economy. As...continued

Rep. Stearns - Don't Throw in the Towel on Our Clean Energy Economy!

Posted November 15, 2011 by Christina Angelides in Green Enterprise, Solving Global Warming

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When did it become acceptable for our leaders in Washington to say that U.S. companies should just throw in the towel, that America shouldn’t compete in the global economy and that we should just cede leadership to other nations and...continued

Amidst House Vote, New Research Shows What Cement Companies Are Saying, or Not Saying, When It Comes to Our Health and Environment

Posted October 5, 2011 by Christina Angelides in Curbing Pollution

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It’s hard to imagine that any company would oppose efforts to save American lives, not to mention avoid a significant number of asthma attacks, heart attacks, and emergency room visits that result from mercury, soot and other toxic air pollution. ...continued

New state polls show strong support for federal and state energy efficiency standards

Posted September 19, 2011 by Christina Angelides in Curbing Pollution, Solving Global Warming

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Last week, NRDC, Consumers Union and state public interest groups, including Environment Illinois, Environment Ohio, Ohio Partners for Affordable Energy, and Sierra Club Michigan and Sierra Club Illinois, released four new polls in Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, and Maine that show...continued

The 1990 Clean Air Act Will Save 4.2 Million Lives by 2020

Posted March 1, 2011 by Christina Angelides in Curbing Pollution, Health and the Environment, U.S. Law and Policy

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Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a new report on the economic and health benefits of the 1990 amendments to the Clean Air Act from 1990 to 2020.  The results of the report are absolutely staggering—benefits of the 1990...continued

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