— Bio —
Lucas is a market reporter with Argus Media in Washington DC, where he covers renewable energy markets, EPA Clean Power Plan and US carbon trading. He cofounded the Carbon Eight Group based in Beijing. The firm supplied financial and regulatory analysis to stakeholders with interests in Chinese carbon markets. He previously worked with C2ES as a researcher on global energy markets and US-China climate policy, and a private equity firm in New York City with interests in renewable energy projects.
He graduated from Fordham University in 2013 with a bachelors in Political Economy and Chinese, and pursued graduate studies in finance and economics at Georgetown University, Johns Hopkins SAIS and Peking University.
His work has been featured in Reuters and Bloomberg, and cited by Harvard Law School, Columbia Earth Institute, Resources for the Future, Chinese Academy of Sciences and UK Energy Research Centre. When not contemplating energy topics, he is likely listening to classic hip hop, writing Chinese idioms or biking.