Rachel Young conducts research on the impacts of federal and national energy efficiency policies. She works in the Policy Program and focuses on natural resources including energy efficiency as a mechanism to reduce air pollution, the water-energy nexus, and natural gas efficiency policies and programs. She has authored/coauthored several publications including ACEEE's International Energy Efficiency Scorecard and conducts quantitative and qualitative research on a number of ACEEE priority areas.
Prior to joining ACEEE, Rachel held a Climate and Energy research fellowship position at The Breakthrough Institute in the summer of 2010 and an activist fellowship position with Avaaz.org in the summer of 2009.
Rachel holds a B.A. in Environmental Studies with a concentration in Chemistry from Lewis & Clark College.