Chris Lewis

Chris Lewis
News Editor at Yale Center for Business and the Environment
Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Master of Environmental Management, 2018

Chris Lewis serves as the editor of Clean Energy Finance Forum and the Conservation Finance Network. He collaborates with students and staff to produce cutting-edge, pragmatic "solutions journalism" on energy and conservation business. 

As a journalist, Chris has written about economics, the environment, and international affairs for a number of publications, including The Atlantic, Harper’s, and the Miami Herald. He has also worked as a developmental editor for books by Yale faculty on the environment, business, and social science—most recently A Better Planet: Forty Big Ideas for a Sustainable Future, forthcoming in 2019 from Yale University Press.

He holds a Master’s of Environmental Management from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, and a Bachelor’s in economics from American University. His master’s thesis focused on climate change adaptation strategies for smallholder agriculture in Rwanda. 

In addition to his editing and writing, Chris has worked on urban agriculture issues in Detroit, as a financial case manager for clients with chronic mental illness, and as an early childhood Spanish-immersion educator.

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