Joshua Basofin
Oregon Clean Energy Policy Manager


Joshua works to advance clean energy policies and projects in Oregon, including implementation of HB 2021, the state’s groundbreaking clean energy law.

Joshua has held many roles in the environmental field. He began his career working in conservation with a focus on freshwater fisheries, marine protected areas, deserts, and wetlands. He then spent several years as a sustainability advisor for businesses. Most recently, Joshua was Director of Climate Action for Parliament of the World’s Religions, the oldest interfaith organization in the world with a history dating to 1893. Joshua is particularly interested in the intersections within the environmental movement where coalitions of advocates, businesses, faiths, and communities can be created.

Joshua holds a BA in English and Environmental Studies and a JD with a concentration in environmental law. In his free time, Joshua enjoys backpacking, kayaking, cooking, gardening, and volunteering with organizations focused on sustainable food and access to nature.


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