Gernot Wagner is an economist at the Environmental Defense Fund, where he works on market-based solutions to a wide range of environmental problems.
Teaches energy economics as adjunct faculty at Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs.
Wrote But will the planet notice?, published by Hill & Wang/Farrar Strauss & Giroux.
Served on the editorial board of the Financial Times as a Peter Martin Fellow, where he covered economics, energy, and the environment.
Worked for the Boston Consulting Group advising clients on clean technology and carbon market strategies.
Holds a bachelor’s in environmental science and a master’s and Ph.D. in political economy and government from Harvard, as well as a master’s in economics from Stanford.
Is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Lives in New York with his wife, Siripanth Nippita, an obstetrician and gynecologist at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, and their son, Annan.