Liz Perera

Liz Perera is the Climate Policy Director with the Sierra Club in Washington, DC. She primarily works on climate change and energy policy at the federal and state level. She also works on resilience/adaptation issues and environmental and economic justice issues. She serves as Sierra Club’s representative to the Combined Defense Project and the Climate Action Campaign. She came to the Sierra Club from the Union of Concerned Scientists, where she authored a report series called Climate Change and Your Health documenting increases in heat waves, ozone pollution, and storm intensity in warming world. She holds a Masters of Environmental Management from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and a Masters of Public Health from the University of New York’s School of Public Health.