Todd A. Eisenstadt is research director of the Center for Environmental Policy (CEP) at American University, where he is also Professor of Government. He has worked on six continents, publishing multiple award-winning books and dozens of articles on climate change and environmental policy, and political development. He just co-authored Climate Change, Science, and the Politics of Shared Sacrifice (Oxford University Press 2022) and has written extensively on climate finance and adaptation in the developing world (conducting national surveys in Bangladesh and Ecuador) as a principal investigator of World Bank and National Science Foundation grants. In 2019, he published Who Speaks for Nature? Indigenous Environmental Movements, Public Opinion, and Ecuador’s Petro-State, studying rural, indigenous communities to understand how they experience climate vulnerability, especially in areas of heavy oil extraction in Ecuador’s Amazon region. Eisenstadt is also an elected member of the Garrett Park MD Town Council.