William Chandler is no longer with the Carnegie Endowment.
William Chandler is a leading expert on energy and climate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. As an adjunct senior associate in the Energy and Climate Program he supports Carnegie’s work in these fields, collaborating closely on projects with Carnegie’s offices in Moscow, Beijing, Brussels, and Beirut.
Prior to joining the Carnegie Endowment, Chandler spent 35 years working in energy and environmental policy. He is president of Transition Energy and co-founder of DEED China—private companies with energy efficiency investments in China. He is founder and former director of Advanced International Studies at the Joint Global Change Research Institute (Battelle, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory), where he was senior staff scientist and laboratory fellow. Chandler has been adjunct professor of international relations in energy and environment at the Johns Hopkins University since 1992. He served as a member of the international energy panel of the U.S. President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, and was a lead author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
He is the author of numerous books on energy, climate, and environmental conservation and his articles have been widely published in both technical and popular journals. He has appeared on national radio and television, and testified frequently on energy and security issues before the U.S. Congress.
Chandler received the 1992 Champion of Energy-Efficiency Award from the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy for his work. In 1999, he received the first Global Climate Leadership Award from the International Energy Agency.