to Content

Bachelor of Art Lee LANE Executive Director, Climate Policy Center (CPC)


 He has been the Center s Executive Director since the founding of its predecessor organization in 2000. Mr. Lane leads the development and implementation of the organization s strategic options and directs its overall management. During his tenure as Executive Director, CPC has expanded its scope to encompass emission control policies, energy R&D, and the search for effective international agreements on climate change.
 Mr. Lane speaks extensively on policy issues related to climate change, technology development, and energy. In 2004, the US State Department sponsored his lecture tour to Germany and Belgium. Also in 2004 he helped to organize a multi-disciplinary panel discussion on the science, economics, and politics of climate policy at the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union. CPC s own Climate Policy Seminar Series, directed by Mr. Lane, regularly arranges presentations by leading experts to audiences that include government, academia and NGOs.
 Mr. Lane has more than 20 years of senior executive experience in the corporate sector, including as Vice President of CSX Corporation. Earlier he was Vice President for Policy of the Association of American Railroads and the President of Policy Services Inc, a policy and advocacy consulting firm in Washington DC. In these roles, he has managed several highly successful issue campaigns involving economic research, public education, media, and advocacy activities. In the past, Mr. Lane has written and spoken on issues of transportation, international trade, energy policy, and environment.


A New Paradigm for U.S. Climate Policy, appears in the book, Climate Policy for the 21st Century: Meeting the Long-Term Challenge of Global Warming, published by the Center for Transatlantic Relations of the School of Advanced International Studies of Johns Hopkins University, 2003
The Political Economy of US Greenhouse Gas Controls - will be published later in 2005. It will appear in a book on the political science of environmental policy by Yale University Press, 2004
Climate Change and US National Security, to be published as part of an American University Conference Proceedings on national and global security issues, 2005
Mr. Lane has also authored several climate policy white papers that can be found at the Climate Policy Center s website -