Against the backdrop of a highly productive legislative session for Maine’s environment earlier this year, one new law could prove to be extremely important to Maine’s efforts to address climate change. The bill, LD 1682, expands the responsibility of the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to include reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The Governor’s Energy Office and Read More
Rebecca Schultz, Climate & Clean Energy Senior Advocate
Rebecca has 15 years of experience in climate, air quality, and electric utility policy, most recently working with US EPA in its Office of Air and Radiation. Much of her career has focused on international advising, particularly building capacity to reduce emissions in China, where she lived and worked in different regions for many years. She has worked on energy and climate issues with research and policy advocacy organizations, including the Regulatory Assistance Project, Energy Foundation, and the Center for American Progress. She holds a Masters of Environmental Science from Yale’s School of Forestry. Rebecca first moved to Maine in 2007, and lives in Phippsburg now with her family, where she is passionate about coastal ecology and recently started learning to identify mushrooms.