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Climate and Energy Program Direct...

Local Address: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Friends of the Earth
1100 15Th Street NW 11Th Floor
Washington Dc , District of Columbia 20005
United States

Company Description: We are committed to the promotion and protection of native forests and timber production methods that rehabilitate degraded lands. We aim to protect high...   more

Employment History

  • Energy Tax Analyst
    Friends of the Earth
  • Staff Attorney
    Environment America
  • Energy Advocate
    Environment America


  • J.D.
    Washington University
  • B.A. , sociology
    University of Chicago
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Our team, 20 July 2014 [cached]
Benjamin Schreiber, Climate and energy program director
Benjamin Schreiber is heading the climate and energy team, having previously served as the climate and energy tax analyst at Friends of the Earth. Prior to joining friends of the Earth he was a staff attorney at Environment America where he focused on energy issues. Ben received a B.A. in sociology from the University of Chicago and a J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis.
Ben Schreiber of ..., 16 May 2015 [cached]
Ben Schreiber of Friends of the Earth, an advocacy group, recently described discussions about geoengineering as a "dangerous distraction."
"Geoengineering presumes that we can apply a dramatic technological fix to climate disruption," he said, "instead of facing the reality that we need to drastically reduce our carbon emissions."
Schreiber was reacting to two reports by a National Academy of Sciences panel that came out just a week before Climate Shock.
Says Ben Schreiber, Friends of ..., 16 April 2015 [cached]
Says Ben Schreiber, Friends of the Earth's climate and energy program director, "It was inappropriate for her to make comments about the merits of the proposal when there wasn't even an environmental impact statement."
And that's just one of the many reservations some environmental activists have about Clinton's past record and current positions. In interviews, they also complain that she promoted fracking abroad as secretary of state, she has ties to Big Oil, and she favors pro-corporate trade agreements. Several of these issues have been gathering steam. Recent reports on large donations to the Clinton Foundation from oil companies have led to criticism from green groups.
"We're quite concerned about fracking, and the fact that [Clinton] was actually advocating for other countries to frack as part of her role at State," says Ben Schreiber of Friends of the Earth.
"Our concerns [about Clinton] are some of the same concerns we have with President Obama as well," says Schreiber.
"There is an inconsistency between the ..., 25 Nov 2014 [cached]
"There is an inconsistency between the President's declared policy on global warming and the coal leasing policy of the BLM," said Ben Schreiber, climate and energy program director for Friends of the Earth.
"Throwing free money at polluters is ..., 17 Nov 2014 [cached]
"Throwing free money at polluters is a ridiculous waste of resources," said Ben Schreiber, Climate and energy program director at Friends of the Earth.
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