Peter Cowan

Peter Cowan

Peter Cowan is a Visiting Fellow with the American Meteorological Society Policy Program.  He completed his PhD at UC Berkeley (2010) in fire ecology, focusing on how plants evolve in fire-prone regions.  Following graduate school Peter was a California Council on Science and Technology Policy Fellow for the California State Senate. Subsequently he was a consultant to the California Senate Committee on Environmental Quality where he analyzed legislation related to climate change, solid waste, and hydraulic fracturing issues.