Environment America Research and Policy Center Staff

Bronte Payne
Director, Campaign for 100% Renewable Campuses
(617) 747-4327

Started on staff: 2015
B.A., cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, Kalamazoo College

Bronte directs Environment America's campaign to get colleges and universities to commit to using 100 percent renewable energy. Bronte has co-authored a number of reports, including “Turning to the Wind” and “Renewable Energy 100: A Course to a Carbon-Free Campus.” Bronte has worked on successful campaigns to renew federal tax incentives for wind and solar energy and to move Cornell University towards 100 percent renewable energy. Bronte grew up in Michigan and now lives in Boston, where she enjoys reading, biking and practicing yoga.