Trevor Higgins

Vice President, Climate Policy



Trevor Higgins

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Trevor Higgins is the vice president for Climate Policy at American Progress. He previously worked for Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D) of California as the legislative assistant responsible for energy, transportation, and climate change. Before that, he worked at the U.S. Department of Energy in the office of the chief financial officer as a Presidential Management Fellow, serving a detail at the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies. Higgins earned a Master of Public Policy degree from Georgetown University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan.


Electric Vehicles Should Be a Win for American Workers Article
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Electric Vehicles Should Be a Win for American Workers

The authors argue that federal policymakers must invest in domestic electric vehicle production and deployment now in order to support high-quality American jobs, cut greenhouse gas emissions over the long term, and ensure national competitiveness in a key area of growth.

Karla Walter, Trevor Higgins, Bidisha Bhattacharyya, 2 More Malkie Wall, Rita Cliffton


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