Sam Horowitz is a first-year Master of Environmental Management candidate at the Yale School of the Environment specializing in environmental policy analysis. His interests lie in climate adaptation and resilience policy and electoral politics. Most recently, he served as a platform committee advisor to the DNC Council on the Environment and Climate Crisis. Prior to Yale, he was the NY State Field Advisor for Our Climate, a youth-focused climate advocacy group, where he helped enact landmark state climate policy. He has also developed climate policy for multiple presidential campaigns, supported first-of-its-kind research on the impacts of climate change on city economic competitiveness at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES), and interned at the New York City Mayor's Office of Resiliency. Sam is from Brooklyn, New York, and holds a B.A. in environmental analysis and public policy from Pitzer College.