Christopher Weber is a Senior Analyst at the New York office of the 2° Investing Initiative. He also serves as a consultant to the UNEP Finance Initiative and the World Resources Institute (WRI), supporting the Portfolio Carbon Initiative.
Previously Dr. Weber conducted research for the Institute for Defense Analyses Science and Technology Policy Institute, where he advised Federal science & technology agencies including the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) on energy, climate, and innovation issues.
Dr. Weber also served as a Research Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and member of the Green Design Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, where he conducted research for government and private sponsors on life cycle assessment (LCA), energy systems, and carbon footprinting.
His doctoral research explored the connections between international trade, climate change, life cycle assessment (LCA), household consumption, and industrial competitiveness in the U.S. and China. His current research interests involve climate change policy, climate finance, responsible investment, food and agriculture, LCA and input-output analysis, and water sustainability.