Jonah Steinbuck was the 2009-2010 AMS/UCAR Congressional Science Fellow and joined the staff of the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming, chaired by Edward Markey (D-MA). As a Fellow and then a Professional Staff Member with the Committee, he worked to advance climate and energy policy and legislation.
Jonah now serves in the Office of International Affairs at the Department of Energy. His current policy work focuses on improving energy efficiency in the building sector through dialogue and action in international fora such as the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate and the Clean Energy Ministerial.
Between his time on the Hill and with the Department of Energy, Jonah worked on climate change adaptation policy at the White House Council on Environmental Quality. He also conducted climate change risk assessment research with the American Meteorological Society Policy Program and earned an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School, where he was a Kay Public Service Fellow.