J Drake Hamilton
J. Drake Hamilton serves as science policy director at Fresh Energy (fresh-energy.org), a 25-year-old NGO with a track record of climate and clean energy policy advancement in Minnesota and the Midwest. An expert in climate and energy policy, her responsibilities include scientific analysis and policy development of clean energy solutions to global warming that maximize economic opportunities.
J. spent 17 days at the 2015 Paris Climate Summit, and is representing Fresh Energy at the Bonn Climate Summmit in November 2017. She gives more than 50 invited presentations each year to civic and business organizatons. Her recent audiences have included 3M, Allina Health, and Medtronic. J.'s degrees are in physical geography with an emphasis on climatology and water resources from Dartmouth College and the University of Minnesota. Follow her on twitter: @jdrakehamilton