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Freya Newman

Advisor, The Climate Pledge

Freya is an Advisor of Global Optimism’s work on The Climate Pledge.

Freya recently spent four months with the UNFCCC as part of the Loss and Damage team under the Adaptation Programme, working to address loss and damage associated with climate change impacts in developing countries. She previously worked with the Natural Environment Research Council on projects in the Brazilian Amazon and Colombian Andes investigating the response of tropical forests and the terrestrial carbon cycle to climate change.

She holds a BSc (Hons) in Physical Geography from the University of Exeter and an MSc by Research on earth system modelling.

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