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Rachel Spiegel

Rachel Spiegel

Research Assistant

NTNU

Research Assistant at NTNU

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NTNU

Research Assistant

Mapping of alternative indicators of well-being including health, education, and quality of life among others and connecting them to environmental indicators.

Writing MATLAB routine to extract data from the UN and World Bank to aid in analysis of the correlation between resource use and wellbeing.

The work is for the project DESIRE (Development of a System of Indicators for a Resource Efficient Europe), an FP7 funded project, and supervised by Professor Edgar Hertwich, an IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) lead author.

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As You Sow

Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) Research Intern

Compiled data on Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards (RPS) in 12 states including energy efficiency rebates, partnerships with utilities, and consumer incentives. Analyzed quality of reporting state-by-state and authored a final report.

Career

Environmental Grantmakers Association

Communications & Research Intern

Compiling individual grantmaking activity of members for the biannual Tracking the Field Report 2010, to ultimately analyze the trends shown from 10,000 grants made in 2009. Updated the membership directory through file work. Authored a briefing on energy investment in developing countries and potential investments there.

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California Air Resources Board

Climate Champion

Program to engage young people as communicators who will help to influence and educate their peers, as well as the general public, on the urgency of climate change. Worked alongside campus sustainability clubs to educate undergraduates on the importance of energy efficiency, reducing waste, and recycling.

Career

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

Master of Science (MSc), Industrial Ecology

University of California, Berkeley

Bachelor of Arts (BA), Environmental Economics and Policy

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

Bachelor of Arts (BA), Geography

Pacific Collegiate School

High School Diploma