The Podcast is LIVE! Listen NOW to Vanessa Suarez, a Senior Policy Advisor at Carbon180

The first episode of Conversations with a Wannabe Scientist is now LIVE on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Podbean!

Season 01 (Policy) | Ep 01 | Senior Policy Advisor, Vanessa Suarez of Carbon180

In this episode, our host Nicole Felts interviews Vanessa Suarez, a senior policy advisor at Carbon180. Vanessa shares her passion for climate policy and carbon removal as a way to rebalance our climate.

In this episode, Vanessa dives into what work looks like as a climate policy advisor. Some of the questions she answers are...

  • How she got interested in climate policy
  • What she likes most about her current role
  • What her day-to-day looks like
  • What the most exciting project is that she's ever worked on

Vanessa shares her wisdom about

  • How to get connected and find jobs in climate policy
  • What skills are highly valued in policy work

Links for the organizations and people Vanessa mentioned:

Carbon180 |

Jennifer Wilcox

Paige Stanley

World Resources Institute

Environmental Defense Fund

US Department of Energy


She also specifically recommended looking into your own local government social tags and following them as well!