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PhD Candidate, Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources, Stanford University

William Scott is a PhD Candidate at Stanford University working in the fields of environmental economics and policy and energy systems modelling. His research focuses on evaluating climate and energy policy to better understand how alternative approaches to decarbonization manage trade-offs between environmental, economic, and social objectives.

Will's research has been published in the journals Energy Policy, Climate Policy, and featured in Nature Climate Change and Policy Options. He has testified before Canada's Senate Committee on Energy, Natural Resources and the Environment and presented to the federal Environment Ministers of Canada, the United States, and Mexico at the Commission for Environmental Cooperation Ministerial. Will also holds a Masters degree in Economics from Stanford University, a Masters of Environment from Griffith University (Australia), and a BA from Western University (Canada).


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    PhD Candidate, Stanford University


    Stanford University, PhD - Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources