About Emily Knight

Emily Knight manages outreach for the Lenfest Ocean Program with the Pew Charitable Trusts in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining the Lenfest Ocean Program, Emily was Program Director with California Ocean Science Trust, the nonprofit organization that manages Oceanspaces.org. There, she developed a series of programs to help managers confront the threat of climate change to coastal and marine ecosystems and human communities, from sea-level rise to harmful algal blooms, and ocean acidification and hypoxia. Emily also previously worked as the California science/policy coordinator for COMPASS and in legislative policy with the U.S. House of Representatives. She first served as a Sea Grant John A. Knauss Fellow in Marine Policy for Congressman Tom Allen of Maine, and then as professional staff and science advisor for the Water and Power Subcommittee of the House Natural Resources Committee. Emily holds a master’s in oceanography from the University of Maine.

My News

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by Emily Knight / Lenfest Ocean Program
September 22, 2015
Welcome to the August 2015 Newsletter! In this edition we provide an update about the OPC July 29 public meeting, including: Building off our February 25, 2015 OPC-SAT workshop, Readying California's Fisheries for Climate Change , funds were approved for an OPC-SAT working group on climate change...
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by Emily Knight / Lenfest Ocean Program
March 31, 2015
Welcome to the March 2015 Newsletter! In this edition, we discuss the OPC-SAT's latest work to help California to prepare for climate change, including: The full proceedings and summary from the latest OPC-SAT workshop, Readying California's Fisheries for Climate Change ; the progress of the West...
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by Emily Knight / Lenfest Ocean Program
December 16, 2014
Welcome to the first newsletter of the OPC-SAT! Ocean Science Trust is now producing a semi-annual newsletter on behalf of the OPC-SAT to share information about their work. In this edition, there are updates on OPC-SAT-related initiatives on ocean acidification and hypoxia, and advancing science...