Jake Higdon is an analyst, US climate policy, at Environmental Defense Fund and a former research assistant at the Center on Global Energy Policy. He previously worked in data analytics and as a policy assistant in the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change. Jake holds an MPA in environmental science and policy from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
In the US, commercial and residential buildings produce roughly 12 percent of greenhouse gas emissions.
Growth in US oil production has created substantial economic and energy security benefits for the nation.