Mikhail Grant is a first-year J.D. candidate at Yale Law School. He is interested in the roles of environmental law and international law in emissions reduction and migration patterns. Before law school, Mikhail worked in energy policy research at Rhodium Group in their Energy & Climate practice. As a Research Analyst at Rhodium Group, he analyzed and modeled the emissions of major economies and conducted research on nascent carbon removal technologies. His work primarily focused on greenhouse gas emissions in China and policy support in the U.S. for direct air capture technology (DAC). Mikhail has also interned for the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) and Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). Born and raised in Jamaica, Mikhail lived in the Bay Area for ten years before moving to New Haven. He graduated from Stanford University with a B.S. in Engineering and a minor in Global Studies, as well as an M.S. in Civil & Environmental Engineering.