Breanna Lujan

Policy Analyst, Global Climate

Work

Areas of expertise:
Zero-deforestation supply chain commitments, REDD+, climate change, deforestation mitigation in the Amazon, land sector issues

As the Policy Analyst for EDF’s Global Climate program, Breanna is one of the team’s technical experts on the implementation of jurisdictional-scale, deforestation-free supply chains, the integration of robust land sector targets in the UNFCCC post-2020 framework agreement, and the analysis of REDD+ policy issues. Through her research and policy analysis, Breanna develops recommendations for and provides insight about these issues.

While her work is primarily based in Brazil, she also focuses on issues at an international level. In addition to collaborating with other members of Global Climate, Breanna also works closely with the EDF+Biz team.

Background

Prior to joining the EDF team, Breanna conducted research on the environmental impacts of a mining development project on the Mata Atlântica ecosystem in Bahia, Brazil. She earned her Master of Environmental Management degree from The Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, and her B.A. in Environmental Studies from Yale University.