is a Fellow at American Progress and is the Founding Editor of Climate Progress, which New York Times
columnist Tom Friedman called "the indispensable blog" and Time magazine named one of the 25 "Best Blogs of 2010." In 2009, Rolling Stone
put Romm #88 on its list of 100 "people who are reinventing America." Time
named him a "Hero of the Environment″ and “The Web’s most influential climate-change blogger."
Romm was acting assistant secretary of energy for energy efficiency and renewable energy in 1997, where he oversaw $1 billion in R&D, demonstration, and deployment of low-carbon technology. He is a Senior Fellow at American Progress and holds a Ph.D. in physics from MIT. Contact Joe Romm