Tyler Clevenger

Tyler Clevenger
Yale school of the Environment, Master of Environmental Management, 2022

Tyler Clevenger is a first year Master of Environmental Management student at the School of the Environment, specializing in Energy & the Environment. At CBEY, Tyler writes for the Clean Energy Finance Forum.

Prior to joining YSE, Tyler worked as a research analyst for the World Resources Institute, a think tank in based in Washington, DC. At WRI, he focused on driving U.S. climate and clean energy action at the state and local levels while laying the groundwork for federal progress.

Tyler has engaged in policy work at a bioenergy company and in Congress, and has had journalistic experience at The Nation and at the Reykjavik Grapevine. He holds a B.A. in Environmental Studies (Policy Concentration) from Colby College in Waterville, Maine.


Authored Articles

Explainer: How Do Public Policies Reinforce Building Electrification Financing (Part Two)?

Each building owner, with a team of investors, needs to work out a particular electrification schedule. Broad public policies, though, can advance new technologies or marketing strategies that can help more buildings go electric sooner. This sequel to our earlier explainer sets out some scalable policies from across the United...
A house in Peoria, IL, behind a flag heralding its public space (photo by Patsy Wooters via Flickr Creative Commons).

Swapping this home's systems for clean electric ones is a delicate proposition. (Photo of Peoria, IL by Patsy Wooters.) 

Explainer: How Do Owners and Policymakers Electrify Buildings? (Part One)

Every building in any community tells its own story. To run each story first on electricity, and later on clean electricity, requires coordinated and flexible policies - and a range of financial techniques to meet a series of cost and timing challenges.
Can these Louisiana workers find prosperity making offshore wind equipment?

Workers, investors and policymakers peer into the Gulf Coast's future. (Courtesy the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement.)

Big, But Not Easy: Can Offshore Wind Spark Economic Transformation in the Gulf Coast?

Some have tried and none have managed to sync America’s clean energy ambitions with its fossil-based heritage through federal policy. The current administration is trying in many industries, including offshore wind manufacturing. That warrants a look at the Gulf Coast. Known as a longtime oil and gas cluster, the Gulf...
Joe Biden

A policy leader says the President-elect has emphasized environmental justice because no recovery will take off without it. 

When Aiming for "Better," Says Expert, It's Best to Focus on Delivering Justice

Energy without emissions causes more job creation and less climate risks. To expand across the recovering nation, energy needs to come with priorities, prices and placements that emphasize justice for people who have lived with systematic racism. In this summary and exploration, scholar Dan Kammen lays out the case for...