Kristina Costa is a senior fellow at American Progress. Her work focuses on domestic and international climate change and energy policy.

Prior to rejoining American Progress, Costa served as a legislative assistant for energy and environment for Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY).

Costa was a policy adviser and speechwriter on the Hillary for America campaign, where she worked to develop policy proposals on climate and energy; environmental justice; scientific research; and corporate concentration.

Previously, Costa served in the Obama White House as adviser to the counselor to the president, working on the implementation of all aspects of the Climate Action Plan. She also worked on issues around privacy, technology, and big data; the Precision Medicine Initiative; and the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals.

Costa holds a B.A. from Wellesley College.

By Kristina Costa
Infographic: Drinking Water and Wastewater by the NumbersCenter for American Progress ActionOctober 11, 2012
How to Upgrade and Maintain Our Nation’s Wastewater and Drinking-Water InfrastructureCenter for American Progress ActionOctober 11, 2012
Ensuring Public Safety by Investing in Our Nation’s Critical Dams and LeveesCenter for American Progress ActionSeptember 20, 2012
Creating a National Infrastructure Bank and Infrastructure Planning CouncilCenter for American Progress ActionSeptember 5, 2012
Getting America’s Freight Back on the MoveCenter for American Progress ActionAugust 14, 2012