Nicholas Caleb serves as the Staff Attorney at CSE, providing legal counsel to the organization and strategic support to grassroots partners for the Climate Justice Program. He comes to the organization with significant experience in climate, energy, and air quality law and policy. He also has a unique knowledge of municipal level strategies for restricting the activities of the fossil fuel industry, having been deeply involved in efforts to prohibit fossil fuel infrastructure in Portland and throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Before joining CSE, Nick served as the environmental policy staffer for Portland City Commissioner Chloe Eudaly. While at the City of Portland, Nick created the framework for Portland's 100% renewable energy policy, one of the most ambitious and comprehensive in the United States. He also gained professional experience as the Staff Attorney for Neighbors for Clean Air and as the Climate Law Fellow at Our Children's Trust. Nick graduated with an LL.M. from Tilburg University in The Netherlands after receiving a J.D. from the University of Oregon School of Law.