Teresa Lang, Senior Policy Manager, Climate Action Reserve
Teresa Lang is a Senior Policy Manager at the Climate Action Reserve, the premier carbon offset registry for the North American carbon market. As Senior Policy Manager, Teresa manages the development of new emissions reduction project protocols, while also assisting with maintenance and implementation of existing protocols, both for the voluntary and compliance offset markets. Teresa specializes in the Reserve’s agricultural protocols and is currently managing the Reserve’s expansion of its Nitrogen Management Project Protocol, as well as the adaptation of agricultural protocols (five total) for use in Ontario and Quebec’s offset programs in Canada.
Teresa also currently serves on the Board of Directors for Paso Pacífico, a non-profit focused on ecosystem conservation in Central America, where she was also worked immediately prior to joining the Reserve. Teresa also previously worked for the Clinton Global Initiative, where she helped corporate and nonprofit industry leaders develop new climate change and energy projects. Teresa completed her Master’s degree in International Affairs at Columbia University, concentrating in Environmental Policy Studies, and earned her Bachelor’s degree in Political Economy from the University of California at Berkeley.