Julia Sweatman is a Policy Analyst at Good Energy Collective, where she performs research and policy analysis at the intersection of advanced nuclear energy and environmental justice. Julia focuses on advancing the consent-based siting of domestic nuclear waste. In her work, she engages with interested communities around a consent-based process that would enable the successful and equitable siting of a potential future spent nuclear fuel facility.
Julia recently completed her master of environmental management at the Yale School of the Environment, specializing in climate and clean energy. She also focused on air quality and environmental health in her Master of Public Health program at the Yale School of Public Health. At Yale, Julia supported research on carbon pricing and its health co-benefits, looked at equitable natural climate solutions in U.S. cities, and supported various delegations on international policy at COP26 and COP27.
Julia brings dynamic experience collaborating with local and federal governments, nonprofit organizations, and academic institutions across several energy-related projects. She is passionate about designing and implementing decarbonization measures that enable a more just and equitable future.