David Weinberger
David Weinberger

David Weinberger is Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment with the Roosevelt Institute Campus Network. David is primarily interested in issues related to sustainable urban development, conservation planning, environmental diplomacy, and ecology and trade. A senior at Hunter College of the City University of New York, he is studying political science and public policy. Outside of Hunter and the Roosevelt Campus Network, he has held internships at the New York State Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the U.S. Department of State, the Democratic National Committee, and the New York CIty Regional Economic Development Council. As Lead Strategist with the Campus Network for two years, David worked with students from every region of the U.S. to engage with their communities, assess key needs, and formulate effective, progressive policy recommendations and plans for local action. Projects on which David is most proud to have collaborated in his capacity as Strategist include: a community outreach and policy research trip to oil spill-effected towns along the Gulf, a national energy and environment policy and advocacy conference in Arizona, two editions of an annual student-written 10 Ideas for Energy and Environment publication, and a high-profile Blueprint for a Millennial America publication produced by the Campus Network.

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May 16, 2012

How the UN Could Play a More Productive Role in Fighting Climate Change

To ensure that the world’s cities are all equally equipped to adapt to climate change, the United Nations should create a multilateral platform for direct urban diplomacy and aid.

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Jan. 20, 2012

GOP Opposes Obama's Keystone XL Decision, But Fails to Support the American Jobs Act

Now that the Keystone XL pipeline has been canceled, Republicans should back Obama’s proposal for infrastructure projects if they are serious about getting Americans back to work.
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Dec. 18, 2011

XL Pipeline Environmental Dangers

Given the varied ecological and economic risks associated with long-distance fossil fuel transport, the U.S. should block the execution of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline program.
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Nov. 25, 2011

The Green Necessity

Growing a new, clean energy economy requires just the kind of bold, forward-thinking energy policy that the Obama administration has pursued since taking office.