Jason works with the Clean Vehicle and Climate & Energy programs to develop robust and integrated campaigns in California and other western states. He helps advocate for UCS positions, builds partnerships and coalitions with critical partners, and manages engagement of UCS experts. Prior to joining UCS, Jason worked to advance California’s climate, clean energy, and clean transportation policies at Environment California and the Better World Group. Jason spearheaded Environment California’s campaign to require polluters to pay for their carbon pollution through the state’s cap-and-trade program, and later helped establish a statewide coalition of businesses that support the state’s suite of clean energy policies. He holds a master of public policy from U.C. Berkeley, and a B.A. in politics from U.C. Santa Cruz.