Dan Blaustein-Rejto is the Director of Food & Agriculture at the Breakthrough Institute. His work examines how public policy can support environmentally and socially beneficial agricultural innovations such as methane-reducing cattle feeds and alternative proteins. Dan has led multi-stakeholder projects to identify technical options to decarbonize agriculture, assess federal policy gaps and opportunities, and build coalitions to advance climate-smart agriculture.
Dan has written for Foreign Policy and MIT Technology Review, among other publications. He and his work have been cited in Bloomberg, LA Times, Agri-Pulse, Beef Magazine, and other outlets.
He has a Masters in Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley and a Bachelors from Brown University. Dan serves as a judge for the XPRIZE Feed the Next Billion competition and has served as a reviewer for Nature Food, Environmental Research Letters, and other journals. He lives in Portland, Oregon.
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