Jared works on WRI’s Measurement and Performance Tracking (MAPT) project, which builds national capacity in developing countries to measure GHG emissions and track performance toward low-carbon development goals. Within MAPT, his work focuses on the development of new Greenhouse Gas Protocol guidelines for quantifying the greenhouse gas effects of mitigation policies, actions, and goals. He also assists in managing the MAPT project.
Before joining WRI, Jared provided research support to the Post Carbon Institute in California on issues related to sustainable economic growth. His work contributed to the book The End of Growth: Adapting to Our New Economic Reality. He has also promoted sustainable development at United Nations Headquarters in New York through an internship with NGO Sustainability, and at the local level with the Economic Development Board of Sonoma County, California.
Jared holds a B.A. in Sociology and Latin American and Latino Studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz and an MSc in Philosophy and Public Policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science, where his dissertation focused on ethics and climate change.