14 Mar '12, 2pm

Climate Change Envoy to Lead Influential Institute

Climate Change Envoy to Lead Influential Institute

The World Resources Institute , a respected and highly data-driven environmental research organization, has named a new president: Andrew D. Steer , a British-born economist and human development expert who has spent the bulk of his career at the World Bank. World Resources Institute Andrew D. Steer Dr. Steer currently serves as the World Bank’s special envoy for climate change. He previously led the bank’s environment department and was its top officer for Indonesia and Vietnam. He earned his doctorate in economics at the University of Pennsylvania and also served as a top official of Britain’s Department for International Development . He is the third president to be named in the 30-year history of the World Resources Institute, a nonprofit research organization that does not engage in lobbying or political activism, like many other environmental groups. Its studies on c...

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