Robert Cowin

Director of Government Affairs, Climate & Energy Program

Rob creates and implements legislative campaigns to support UCS efforts on clean energy, global warming, and nuclear safety issues. His work played an important role in the passage by the House of Representatives of the first-ever legislation to reduce greenhouse gases and increase deployment of clean energy. Rob is also a valued resource for Congress on nuclear power safety policy and oversight.  Prior to joining UCS, Rob worked for the National Environmental Trust (now Pew Environment Group) for seven years doing media, outreach, and legislative work on climate and energy issues as well as marine conservation and fisheries issues. He holds a Masters in International Relations from the Fletcher School, Tufts University.

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