Trevor Houser

Partner, Rhodium Group

Trevor Houser is committed to quantifying the economic risks of climate change and providing policymakers with actionable solutions. As a partner with the Rhodium Group and head of the firm's energy and climate group, Houser and his team focus on analyzing the market impact of energy and environmental policies and the economic risks of global climate change.

During 2009, Houser left Rhodium temporarily to serve as a senior advisor at the U.S. State Department where he worked on international energy, natural resource and environmental policy issues. He serves on the finance committee of the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership at the City College of New York, his alma mater. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations and serves on the Advisory Board of Center for U.S.-China Relations at the Asia Society. Houser also co-directs the Climate Impact Lab, a collaboration of leading research institutions combining climate, economic and data science to quantify climate risk around the world. 

Houser has authored over a dozen books, most recently Estimating Economic Damage from Climate Change in the U.S. (2017). He speaks regularly on international energy market and policy trends to private sector, public policy and academic audiences.



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