About Emily Cassidy
Emily is a Data Journalist for the World Resources Institute, where she works to expand visibility and impact of WRI’s research and the Resource Watch platform. Working with the Communications team, Emily produces editorial content and data analyses for WRI’s blogs with the goal of influencing stakeholders to advance solutions for environmental challenges.
Prior to joining WRI, Emily wrote extensively on food, water, and energy issues at the California Academy of Sciences. Emily also developed communications strategies for legislative campaigns as a Research Analyst on the government affairs team of Environmental Working Group.
Emily holds a master’s degree in Natural Resource Science and Management from the University of Minnesota and mapped the global production of food, animal feed, and biofuels for her thesis.