Matt Lithgow, North American Environmental Markets Correspondent, Carbon Pulse
Matt is a North American Environmental Markets Correspondent for Carbon Pulse, based in Chicago. Previously, he worked as a market reporter and research analyst for PRIMA-Markets, where he covered trading activity and policy developments pertaining to the California Low Carbon Fuel Standard, Renewable Fuel Standard, and other North American clean fuels markets.
Matt received his Master of Arts degree in International Development Studies from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Brought in to conduct research on climate change mitigation and carbon trading, his Master’s thesis focused on the environmental and social implications of a possible linkage between the California cap-and-trade programme and a jurisdictional REDD+ scheme in Acre, Brazil.
Matt also holds an Honors Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies and Geography from DePaul University in Chicago where he wrote his Bachelor’s thesis on sustainable city design.
Outside of researching and writing about climate policy, Matt is an avid guitar player and frequent concert-goer.