A large offshore deep water wind project is built.

Shanna Cleveland

former Program Officer, Clean Energy

Shanna Cleveland served as a Clean Energy Program Officer on the Climate Team from 2019-2021. Shanna focused on reducing emissions from the energy sector by building a path to a clean, efficient, modern energy system that is accessible to all. Shanna brought over a decade of experience working with communities, policymakers and stakeholders as an attorney and climate advocate in New England.

Shanna previously worked at the Conservation Law Foundation where she focused on phasing out coal-fired power plants, developing alternatives to new natural gas infrastructure and implementing energy efficiency programs and the Global Warming Solutions Act. Shanna also served as the Director of Ceres’ Carbon Asset Risk Initiative where she mobilized a global coalition of investors to engage with fossil fuel companies on climate risk.

Shanna earned her bachelor’s degree in English from Harvard University, a J.D. from the University of Virginia, and a Masters in Environmental Law, with a focus on energy, from Vermont Law School. Shanna lives in Arlington with her wife and two dogs.

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