Executive Director, The Breakthrough Institute
Areas of ExpertiseEnergy Technology, Environment, Nuclear Energy
Ted Nordhaus is a leading global thinker on energy, environment, climate, human development, and politics. He is the founder and executive director of the Breakthrough Institute and a co-author of An Ecomodernist Manifesto. Nordhaus has co-authored analyses on the relationship between energy and human development, climate adaptation and energy consumption, the “planetary boundaries” hypothesis, energy efficiency, carbon pricing, renewable energy subsidies, nuclear energy, and shale gas.
Non-Hub Publication Highlights
The Two Degree Delusion. Foreign Affairs. February 8, 2018.
Our High Energy Planet. The Breakthrough Institute. April 2014.