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Harry Fearnehough is a climate policy analyst at NewClimate Institute, focusing on the sustainable development impacts of climate action as well as the role and design of international carbon markets. He is an economist with over a decade of experience advising both public and private sector organisations around the world on various aspects of climate and energy-related policy. His work includes analysis of carbon pricing schemes, quantification of economic and health-related impacts of climate action, due diligence of renewable energy investments, advice on national energy efficiency policies, assessing barriers to financing low-carbon technologies and research into fossil fuel subsidies. Harry’s current research focuses on the role of voluntary and compliance carbon markets in supporting the Paris Agreement goals; assessing the design of regulation in the aviation sector, such as CORSIA and the EU ETS; and developing tools to analyse the sustainable development impacts of decarbonisation pathways in the energy supply and transport sectors.
Prior to joining NewClimate Institute, Harry spent five years working on environmental and energy market topics at an economic consultancy in London and three years in a commercial role at a large energy company. He holds economics degrees from the University of Bristol and the Toulouse School of Economics. Harry joined the team in 2017 and is based in Berlin.