Jonathan Banks

Jonathan Banks

Jonathan Banks

Clean Air Task Force

Jonathan has worked with CATF since 1999 and now serves as the Senior Policy Advisor. He directs all of CATF’s international efforts on short lived climate forcers, with a special focus on oil and gas methane and black carbon.  Jonathan brings two decades of experience in developing innovative policies to address air pollution from power plants, mobile sources, and fossil fuel development. Jonathan works directly with governments, companies and civil society around the world to develop policies and capacity to reduce air pollution. In addition, he works with members of Congress and their staff on other climate, energy, and air pollution policy issues. Prior to joining CATF, Jonathan served as policy director for a national environmental campaign and was legislative assistant to U.S. Congressman Ralph Hall. Jonathan has a B.A in Latin American Studies from the University of Texas and also served as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Republic of Congo.