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Christopher N. Fox

Christopher is Director, Special Projects, leading the development of cross-program initiatives on climate change, clean energy and sustainability. Previously, Christopher was founding co-director the Ceres policy program and founding director of the Ceres investor program. Among his other accomplishments, Christopher was a co-founder of the Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR) project of Ceres in 2003, and a founding staff member of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) project of Ceres in 1997.
Christopher N. Fox

Director, Special Projects

Christopher is Director, Special Projects, leading the development of cross-program initiatives on climate change, clean energy and sustainability. Previously, Christopher was founding co-director the Ceres policy program and founding director of the Ceres investor program. Among his other accomplishments, Christopher was a co-founder of the Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR) project of Ceres in 2003, and a founding staff member of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) project of Ceres in 1997.

Before joining Ceres in 1997, Christopher served as a program associate at the Heinz Family Foundation in Washington, D.C. He was also executive director of the Center for Environmental Citizenship, a national non-profit environmental organization that was acquired by the League of Conservation Voters Education Fund in 2006.

Christopher has a B.A. from Yale University and a Master of Divinity degree from Harvard University.

Recent Blog Posts

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2015 is a Critical Year to Accelerate the Shift from Fossil Fuels to Clean Energy

by Christopher N. Fox, Director, Special Projects Ceres Posted on Feb 27, 2015

Knowing that we need an additional trillion dollars per year in clean energy might sound daunting at first – but several developments in recent weeks show that not only is this goal within our grasp, but also that some of the biggest capital market actors now see the economic opportunities of investing in the Clean Trillion.

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2014 Highlights: Clean Energy Up 16%, Green Bonds, U.S.-China Climate Change Deal

by Christopher N. Fox, Director, Special Projects Ceres Posted on Jan 14, 2015

At the start of the New Year there is hopeful news on climate change and clean energy, but also an urgent challenge. The hopeful news: clean energy investment jumped 16% in 2014 to near its all-time high. The urgent challenge: to accelerate progress and expand clean energy investment to the levels needed to tackle climate change.

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U.S.-China Climate Deal: A Breakthrough on the Road to the Clean Trillion

by Christopher N. Fox, Director, Special Projects Ceres Posted on Dec 04, 2014

As governments gather for U.N. climate talks in Lima, there is growing evidence that policymakers have a critical role to play in scaling up investment in clean energy to the levels needed to tackle climate change.

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IPCC: Phase Out Fossil Fuels, Shift to 100% Clean Energy

by Christopher N. Fox, Director, Special Projects Ceres Posted on Nov 07, 2014

The most significant climate change development this month was the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Synthesis Report issued on November 2. To limit warming to 2 degrees Celsius, the IPCC report states clearly, the world needs to make a rapid shift from fossil fuels to clean energy.

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Tipping Point in the March to the Clean Trillion

by Christopher N. Fox, Director, Special Projects Ceres Posted on Oct 08, 2014

The global movement to tackle climate change feels palpably bigger, stronger, and broader than ever before. This year, Climate Week felt like a tipping point, what Malcolm Gladwell defined as “the moment of critical mass, the threshold, the boiling point.”