Ben Ratner

Senior Director, Washington, D.C.

Area of Expertise: Coalition building, technology innovation, oil and gas, methane solutions

Ben leads the EDF+Business Energy Transition team, a dynamic group of business experts catalyzing advances in energy and innovation for a safer climate and healthier environment.

Posts by this author

CalSTRS says climate is major portfolio threat, companies must walk the walk on net-zero

The first of a two-part Q&A series with CalSTRS examining prospects on ESG and climate investing through the energy transition.

The defining decade for oil and gas in the energy transition

Energy companies will need to step up in four areas. Here’s what to watch for as industry’s defining decade begins.

Industry momentum builds for nationwide methane regulation

US Oil and gas companies add their voices to the stakeholders supporting federal regulation of methane emissions from the oil and natural gas sector.

ExxonMobil and Shell lead an industry divide on Trump climate rollback

As EPA reportedly considers issuing an even more extreme, second proposal to eliminate methane regulation, some industry responses include promising signs of leadership that underscore just how out of step this administration’s attacks have been.