People

rick1Richard Reibstein is the founder and Director of the Regulated Community Compliance Project. Mr. Reibstein is an analyst in the Office of Technical Assistance for Toxics Use Reduction, Executive Office of Environmental Affairs, Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He is also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Geography and Environment at Boston University.  Mr. Reibstein serves on the University’s Campus Sustainability Steering Committee. He interested in issues relating to the improvement of environmental governance: effective ways to assist people (incorporations, schools, agencies, households) in reducing pollution and environmental impact; and efficient ways to regulate to ensure a bottom line of necessary progress.

Cleveland bio imageCutler J. Cleveland is the co-Director of the Regulated Community Compliance Project. Dr. Cleveland is currently a Professor in the Department of Geography and Environment at Boston University, with joint appointments in the Center for Energy and Environmental Studies and the Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer Range Future.  He also is a Senior Fellow at the National Council for Science and the Environment in Washington D.C. Dr. Cleveland is also Editor-in-Chief of the Encyclopedia of Energy –winner of an American Library Association award, and the Dictionary of Energy, and is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Encyclopedia of Earth, named as the 2008 Best Geoscience Website by the Geoscience Information Society.  He is the recipient of the Adelman-Frankel Award from the United States Association of Energy Economics for “unique and innovative contributions to the field of energy economics.” Dr. Cleveland is Chairman of the Environmental Information Coalition, the governing body of the Earth Portal.  He has won publication awards from the International Association of Energy Economics, the American Library Association, and the National Wildlife Federation.  He has won teaching awards from the University of Illinois and the Honor’s Program in the College of Arts and Sciences of Boston University.