Environmental Science Division (EVS) a Division of Argonne National Laboratory
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Robert Horner
Policy Analyst, Energy/Environmental Systems Specialist
Natural Resource Economics and Systems Analysis Team
M.S., Sustainability, Arizona State University, 2010.
Current Role
Energy and Environmental Systems Policy Analyst, Natural Resource Economics and Systems Analysis Team.
Research in environmental impacts of energy technologies, including water and land use. Specialties in solar, geothermal, other renewables, and shale gas; life cycle assessment; sustainability reporting; sustainability and energy development policy assessment.
Career Highlights
  • Argonne policy analyst: Utility-scale solar land use energy intensity evaluation; shale gas policy and environmental assessment; sustainability reporting evaluation, feedback, and training development; enhanced geothermal systems water assessment.
  • Fellow, U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Clean/renewable energy standards; shale gas life cycle assessments and job impacts; gasoline pricing assessment; Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident.
  • Fellow, National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council Committee on Human Dimensions of Global Change: Strategic planning for future research.
  • Consultant, LMI: Greenhouse gas reporting tool for federal agencies; biofuels assessment.