Karen Orenstein

Karen Orenstein

Karen Orenstein is Director of the Climate and Energy Program at Friends of the Earth U.S, where she oversees efforts to ensure science-based, equitable, and just responses to the climate crisis. Karen has been with FOE for more than a dozen years, with her advocacy often focused on ecologically and socioeconomically sound public finance, particularly in an international context.  Karen’s earlier career centered on international solidarity and human rights, including as Washington coordinator of the East Timor and Indonesia Action Network.