BE-Ex welcomes new Programs & Communications Associate August McEachern to the team!

Jack August McEachern (they/them) grew up in the Hudson Valley, where community and environmental spaces were deeply intertwined. When farming abroad and, later, earning their B.A. in Economics and Political Science at the University at Albany, SUNY, they developed a passion for organizing and climate policy research.  They’ve now found a home in building decarbonization, where they hope to connect community to process and design.

1. Share your favorite energy factoid 

Vermont has had the lowest total energy consumption of any other state since 1961.

2. What are you currently reading?

Three Roads to Quantum Gravity by Lee Smolin. The End of Globalization by Harold James.

3. What are some ways you reduce your carbon footprint at home?

I bike when the weather permits.

I learned to love tofu.

I buy local and organic foods when possible.

I thrift books!


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