Who is Earth Track?
Doug Koplow founded Earth Track to more effectively integrate information on energy subsidies. For the past three decades, he has written extensively on natural resource subsidies for organizations such as the Global Subsidies Initiative, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Greenpeace, Sierra Club, and the Stockholm Environment Institute. He has analyzed scores of government programs and made important developments in subsidy valuation techniques. He has provided input on subsidy reform legislation, served as a peer reviewer on subsidy papers from all over the world, and has published his own work in major journals and as book chapters. In recent years, his work has focused on subsidies to fossil fuels and to nuclear power.
Doug's work outside of the subsidy area has included water pricing and conservation, wastewater treatment, hazardous waste tracking, recycling, and brownfields redevelopment. Working collaboratively with other organizations, Earth Track focuses on ways to more effectively align the incentives of key stakeholder groups and to leverage market forces to help address complex environmental challenges.
He holds an MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration and a BA in economics from Wesleyan University.