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Kevin Kurkul

Research Associate

Kevin Kurkul is the Data Lead for Climate Action & Data for WRI United States. He supports WRI United States’ work with the Global Covenant of Mayors, leading efforts to develop city-level...

Infrastructure impacts of the House, Senate tax bills

On November 16th, the U.S. House of Reps. passed tax legislation 227-205 mostly along party lines, with 13 R “no” votes. The Senate introduced their tax bill, the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” days earlier. The contents of both bills have sparked concern from proponents of infrastructure investment.

Businesses taking U.S. Climate Action Forward

Over 1,300 U.S.-based businesses, representing $25 trillion in market capitalization, have voluntarily adopted greenhouse gas reduction targets, the new America's Pledge report finds.

Mario Finch

Research Analyst, Climate Action & Data

Mario is a Climate Action and Data Research Analyst under the U.S Climate Program. He conducts research in support of WRI's initiative on GHG accounting methodologies and data sources to help...

Cassandra Etter-Wenzel

Outreach Coordinator, Climate Action & Data

Cassie is the Outreach Coordinator for Climate Action & Data at WRI US. She supports international and domestic outreach on WRI US’s work with the Global Covenant of Mayors.

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James DeWeese

Research Analyst

James (Jamie) DeWeese is a research analyst with WRI-United States. Jamie leads WRI-US’ climate-adaptation research, supporting projects to build physical, economic and social resilience to rising...


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