Tommaso Wagner

Program Assistant CLF Massachusetts

Tommaso Wagner joins CLF as the Community Resilience Program Assistant. In this role, Tommaso will be responsible for monitoring local legislation and projects, assisting in the preparation of reports, coordinating workflows, and managing program documents. Prior to accepting this role, Tommaso served as an intern in CLF’s New Hampshire office, where he worked alongside Melissa Paly researching groundwater rise due to sea level rise. He was also previously an intern at the Joint US China Coalition for Clean Energy (JUCCCE) in Shanghai, where he specialized in drafting policy proposals promoting sustainable eating. He has also worked as a head lifeguard at Walden pond.

Tommaso recently graduated from Colby College in Waterville, Maine, with a B.A. in Environmental policy and a minor in Philosophy. Outside of work, Tommaso enjoys spending time outside, timber sports, and reading fantasy novels.

Recent Posts

Here’s What a Clean, Equitable Future Should Look Like in New England
An earlier version of this article was posted in October 2020. We all have a vision of what we want for our community. But the harsh reality is that those of us who live in low-income, immigrant, and communities of color have less agency to create that vision than those of us in whiter, wealthier…
What Do We Mean by Environmental Justice?
An earlier version of this article was posted in October 2020. For decades, low-income, immigrant, and communities of color across New England have been overburdened by air pollution from power plants, congested highways, and industrial facilities. These same burdens resulted in COVID-19 and its associated economic crisis taking a much heavier toll on these communities…
Building Communities That Thrive: A Conversation with Dr. Thea James
In the United States, your zip code is a powerful predictor of how long you live. For someone in Newton, Massachusetts, life expectancy extends well into the 90s. But drive just an hour south to New Bedford, and you’ll find it drops to an average of just 68 years old.  It’s tempting to boil down…
Massachusetts Still Needs a Roadmap to Beat Climate Change
UPDATE: As the end of the year approaches, lawmakers are close to taking action that would protect the long-term health and safety of Massachusetts residents. The House Roadmap Bill and the Senate Climate Bill are under review in the conference committee, with legislators stitching together a critical final version to pass on to the Governor.…


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