Healthy Diets/Healthy Planet Lead
Program Strategist, Food & Agriculture
Avery Cohn leads the Healthy Diets/Healthy Planet workstream at CLUA and guides food and agriculture strategy at ClimateWorks. He joined CLUA and ClimateWorks in 2019, following over 15 years of research, advisory, consulting, and policy work on food systems and climate. Prior to ClimateWorks, Avery served on the faculty of Tufts University, where he retains a courtesy appointment. Trained as a computational environmental scientist, Avery has authored more than 30 scientific publications. He holds a B.S. from the University of California, Davis; a master’s of Environmental Science from Yale University; and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.