William Scott (he/him) is a PhD Candidate at Stanford University in the Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources (E-IPER). His research focuses on evaluating climate and energy policy to better understand how alternative approaches to decarbonization manage trade-offs between environmental, economic, and social objectives.
Prior to coming Stanford, William worked at the University of Ottawa's Smart Prosperity Institute (Canada) a research institute focused on improving public policy for environmental and economic outcomes. He also worked with United Nations Environment in the Economy and Trade Branch to support emerging economies seeking to integrate sustainability into their national development strategies. William holds a Masters of Environment from Griffith University in Australia and a BA from the University of Western Ontario in Canada, where he also played varsity football.
- Multi-level climate governance: examining impacts and interactions between national and sub-national emissions mitigation policy mixes in Canada CLIMATE POLICY 2023
- Designing flexible regulations to mitigate climate change: A cross-country comparative policy analysis ENERGY POLICY 2021; 156