Rick Knight is a Research Coordinator for Citizens’ Climate Lobby, a bipartisan grassroots environmental group that trains and supports volunteers to build relationships with their elected representatives in order to influence climate policy. He consults with published resources and independent experts to strengthen CCL’s science, technology, and policy fundamentals. Rick’s portfolio includes producing, maintaining, and updating educational materials and managing analytical projects to help CCL’s worldwide army of citizen volunteers perform at their very best.
Prior to joining CCL, Rick completed a 40-year career in energy and pollution control research at the Gas Technology Institute near Chicago, retiring in 2016 as an Institute Engineer. Rick was one of the founders of the first Chicago chapter of CCL in 2011, and now also serves on a panel of Illinois State Coordinators. He received a chemistry degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1975, and later studied chemical engineering at the Illinois Institute of Technology.
Learn more about Citizens’ Climate Lobby: https://citizensclimatelobby.org/