Kristin is based in Trinidad and Tobago and supports the work of our Climate Diplomacy Team with Small Island Developing States (SIDS).
Prior to joining Climate Analytics, Kristin worked with Environmental Defense Fund in Washington, D.C. on carbon markets. She closely followed the Article 6 negotiations under the UNFCCC Paris Agreement and also served as an expert in the development of the International Civil Aviation Organization’s Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA). Prior to that, Kristin worked with the Global Island Partnership and UNDP Barbados & the OECS on climate change and sustainable development in SIDS.
Kristin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Studies from St. John’s University and a Masters in Environmental Management from Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies where she focused on international climate policy.
- Small Island Developing States access to the Green Climate Fund
- Using the Global Stocktake to Improve National Climate Policy Ambition and Implementation
- SIDS access to the Green Climate Fund - understanding the GCF portfolio in small island developing states
- Analysis of options for determining OMGE, SOP and Transition within Article 6: implications of policy decisions for international crediting under the Paris Agreement
- Enhancing the Climate Rationale for GCF Proposals
- Addressing the GCF Investment Criteria
- Elements of a Strong GCF Proposal
- Éléments d'une proposition de projet du FVC
- Répondre aux critères d'investissement
- Amélioration de la justification climatique
The just transition looks different for small islands – their voices must be heard
The concept of a just transition is gaining momentum, yet it’s too often viewed through a developed country lens in international climate talks and discussions often ignore the links to climate justice. The unique concerns of small islands must be heard to ensure the just transition works for all.