Chris Henderson is a Research Analyst II, Global Climate Action working on the Climate Watch team. His work focuses on conducting research and data analysis on Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) for the Climate Watch data platform and is an author of the State of Nationally Determined Contributions: 2022 report.

Prior to joining WRI, Chris worked at, an online encyclopedia of American politics. Chris formerly worked at WRI as a Research Assistant, helping to organize the U.S.-China Track II Dialogue on Energy and Climate Change. He also contributed research and writing to reports including America's Pledge and the 2019 UN Emissions Gap Report.

Chris holds a B.A. in Government from Colby College and a Masters in Environmental Policy from The George Washington University.