Gabriela Leslie is a Research Analyst on the Climate team, working at the intersection of economics, rainforest conservation, and carbon pricing advocacy. She conducts research on land use change in the tropics, such as modelling large-scale financial incentives for deforestation reduction (REDD+) and on low-carbon transition pathways in agricultural sectors on the forest frontier. In addition, she advises on carbon pricing advocacy efforts and works part-time with EDF’s legal advisory team to promote environmental integrity within the Paris Agreement rulebook.
Gabriela has a background in spatial analysis and land-use change, with a B.S. and M.S. in Earth Systems from Stanford University.
Leslie, Gabriela. “Nationally Determined Contributions, Global Emissions Shares, and Double Counting Risks: A Preliminary Analysis.” Environmental Defense Fund. 2018.
Piris-Cabezas, Pedro, Ruben Lubowski, Gabriela Leslie. “Carbon prices under carbon market scenarios consistent with the Paris Agreement: Implications for the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA).” Environmental Defense Fund. 2018.