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  Catherine Martini

Catherine Martini, Coordinator of Global Communications and Research

Catherine Martini is a graduate student at Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies.  She is pursuing a Masters in Environmental Management (MEM) with a focus on Climate Policy.  Catherine received her B.A. in Political Science & Environmental Studies from University of California, San Diego (UCSD) where she graduated Magna Cum Laude.

Her previous research focused on E-waste and Industrial Ecology. Previously, as a Research Assistant with Tropical Forest Group, her research focused on forest preservation and conservation with a focus on REDD+ finance, US Fast Start Finance, and USAID funding of tropical Conservation. She contributed research, data and fact checking for the TFG US REDD+ Finance Database. She was a TFG Delegate to the UNFCCC negotiations in Panama Oct 1-7 2011.  Catherine is a co-author of the 2012 TFG Report tracking US REDD+ finance.

Catherine’s current research interests include international climate policy, and green house gas accounting. Also, in the realm of Industrial Ecology, she is focusing on waste streams and nutrient cycling. Catherine works with the Yale Sustainable Food Program, and is a Yale Paris Fellow.