Daniel Barad

Western States Policy Manager

Media Contact

Daniel Barad is Western States Policy Manager for the Union of Concerned Scientists. In his role, he advocates for science-backed climate solutions in California, Oregon, and Washington.

Prior to joining UCS, Daniel worked on California state policy in various roles at Sierra Club California, including as an associate director, focusing on industrial decarbonizing and the Sierra Club's 30x30 campaign, and as a policy advocate leading the organization’s state energy, transportation, climate, and forest advocacy programs.

Daniel earned a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies and political science from Gonzaga University.