Alex Trembath is a recent graduate of UC Berkeley where he received his Bachelor's in Environmental Economics and Policy. While at Cal, Alex was active in California Lightweight Crew and the Berkeley Energy and Resources Collaborative. He interned at San Francisco City Hall in 2009, working on local cleantech and community development in the Mayor's Office of Climate Protection Initiatives. During his time at City Hall, Alex was instrumental in the creation of a comprehensive database on cleantech companies in San Francisco, and also acted as the online outreach coordinator for the livable cities program, Sunday Streets. Alex recently completed a policy fellowship with Americans for Energy Leadership, where he wrote on U.S. energy policy and politics. He has his own blog, Energetics, where he writes about climate and energy issues. He also writes regularly for The Energy Collective and WattHead - Energy News and Commentary. He has lived in San Francisco for the last ten years, and is a proud son of South Bend, Indiana. He enjoys rowing and exploring the Bay Area.
To mitigate climate change globally we must develop a robust innovation system that can create cheaper and higher quality clean energy alternatives.