Joel Scheraga

USEPA Photo by Eric VanceWashington, D.C., USA – North America

Dr. Joel D. Sheraga is the Senior Advisor for Climate Adaptation at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. He is leading the EPA’s efforts to develop and implement a Climate Change Adaptation Plan to ensure it can continue to protect human health and the environment even as the climate changes. He has worked extensively on interdisciplinary environmental problems and has expertise in the areas of climate change science and policy, environmental economics, the integration of science and policy, and applied microeconomics.

He earned his Ph.D., Economics in 1981, M.A., Economics in 1979, and A.B, Geology – Mathematics/Physics in 1976 all from Brown University.