Elan Strait is the Director of US climate campaigns in Washington, DC. Elan manages the We Are Still In initiative, which launched to raise the voice of and promote the collaboration of subnational actors who support the Paris Agreement on climate change.
To build a broader base of support for climate action in the United States, Elan develops and executes local and national climate campaigns.
Most recently, Elan served as the National Security Council’s Director for Climate and Clean Energy at the White House. Prior to that, he served as a negotiator on the Paris Agreement for the US Department of State, leading the negotiations on the Agreement’s transparency and accountability provisions.