Kurt Shickman

Executive Director, Global Cool Cities Alliance

Kurt is the Executive Director of the Global Cool Cities Alliance (GCCA). GCCA is a non-profit focused on helping cities tackle the diverse and growing challenges of rising urban heat. Prior to joining GCCA, he was the Director of Research for the Energy Future Coalition and the United Nations Foundation’s Energy and Climate team. His work involved building broad and diverse coalitions of stakeholders around key clean energy and climate change policies at the local, state, and federal level with a particular emphasis on dramatically scaling up the deployment of energy efficiency in existing residential and commercial buildings.


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