Tasfia Nayem is a Master's candidate at Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment, where she is studying climate economics and policy.
At Duke, she teaches a class on international climate agreements, serves as the Senior Science and Policy Editor of Duke Law School’s environmental law journal, and researches corporate reporting of the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals in partnership with the U.N. Global Compact. Prior to Duke, she worked as a climate change communicator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. In this role, she helped develop and implement national strategies to promote climate science literacy and better engage the public in climate action.
Tasfia has contributed to a number of projects related to climate change, including serving as a delegate to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change, researching climate change impacts on Lyme Disease in Central New York, providing input on Washington, D.C.’s Solar for All initiative, and serving on the Binghamton University President’s committee to achieve campus carbon neutrality. She spent last summer helping NPCA’s northeastern office protect our parks, tackle deferred maintenance, and promote Stonewall National Monument.