Eric de Place

Senior ResearcherSightline Institute

Eric de Place, senior researcher, leads Sightline’s work on climate and energy policy with a special focus on fairness and carbon pricing. He has written extensively on cap and trade, the Western Climate Initiative, and other climate policy topics and he is frequently consulted by media and policymakers. He also contributes research and writing for the Cascadia Scorecard indicators project, writes for the Daily Score blog, and contributes research to a number of other Sightline projects, including property rights, transportation, and urban development. Before coming to Sightline, he worked with the Northwest Area Foundation, helping communities develop economic development strategies.