Allison Kopicki serves as a writer and researcher for Climate Central. Most recently she worked on planning and policy issues concerning economic development, smart growth, urban revitalization, and resiliency for New Jersey state government and the non-profit New Jersey Future. Her prior experience in journalism includes writing about polling for NBC News and The New York Times and economic issues for Bloomberg Personal Finance magazine. She earned her Masters in Public Policy from Rutgers University and a B.A. from Boston College.