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Adam Klauber



Adam Klauber develops projects to accelerate aviation carbon reduction. He brings more than 11 years of experience delivering aviation market-based solutions to the Carbon War Room.


Prior to his current position Adam led the aviation sustainability practice for ICF International. For ICF he led environmental performance teams including at Los Angeles International Airport. Adam served as Principal Investigator for the National Academy’s Airport Cooperative Research Program establishing a severe weather planning and climate adaptation toolkit. He also was a delegate to the International Civil Aviation Organization’s carbon working group.

Adam founded the Sustainable Transportation domain for the US Department of Transportation Volpe Center. At the Volpe Center he headed the Federal Aviation Administration’s NextGen Sustainable Building program, designed the nation’s first carbon neutral airport for Massachusetts DOT, authored agency strategic sustainability plans, and piloted a robust aircraft fuel burn carbon footprint methodology for the FAA Office of Environment and Energy.

Whenever possible Adam heads to the backcountry with his family, and is a former National Outdoor Leadership School and Outward Bound Instructor. He has been a Kinship Conservation and Presidential Management Fellow. Adam has a master’s degree in Environmental Science and Policy from Columbia University and an undergraduate degree from Hobart College. He has earned numerous awards including the US DOT departmental individual “Sustainability Leader,” and the Federal Executive Board award for “Creativity and Innovation.”

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November 7 A Historic Step Toward Sustainable Aviation Transportation
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