Last updated on: 2/17/2017 | Author: ProCon.org

Ryan Koronowski, MS Biography

Title:
Research Director and Editor of Climate Progress for ThinkProgress at the Center for American Progress Action Fund
Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Can Alternative Energy Effectively Replace Fossil Fuels?"
Reasoning:

“Industry uses petroleum products as raw materials to manufacture essential goods. It would be concerning and unrealistic to argue for a complete moratorium on that, or the use of fossil fuels to run factories, power plants, and most of the global economy. Yet innovation is allowing people to have the choice of sustainable alternative options in materials, heating, and fuel sources for electricity providers. And energy efficiency advances are often the cheapest option to eliminate waste.”

“Caution, Trolling Ahead: Fossil Fuel Advocates Are Hoping You Fail Their Latest Challenge”, thinkprogress.org, Oct. 1, 2015

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Research Director and Editor of Climate Progress, ThinkProgress at the Center for American Progress Action Fund, Mar. 2013-present
  • Research Director and Rapid Response Manager, The Climate Reality Project, Apr. 2010-Feb. 2013
  • Research Associate, Democratic National Committee, July 2008-Mar. 2010
  • Research Associate, Hillary Clinton for President, 2007-2008
  • Deputy Research Director, Sherrod Brown for United States Senate, June 2006-Nov. 2006
  • Deputy Finance Director, Benchmark Fundraising Strategies, 2005-2006
  • Account Representative, MSHC Partners, Aug. 2004-Nov. 2004
  • Library Page, City of Peabody, Massachusetts, 1995-1998
Education:
  • MS, Energy Policy and Climate, Johns Hopkins University, 2014
  • BS, Political Science and Psychology, Vassar College, 2004
Other:
  • Twitter: @koronet
Quoted in:
  1. Will Alternative Energy Development Create More Jobs?