Alice Madden

Alice Madden

Senior Director of Climate Strategy

Alice Madden is the National Audubon Society's senior director of climate strategy. In this role, she is focused on implementing the organization’s climate strategy at the state and local levels, as well as the nationwide acceleration of responsibly-sited renewable energy projects and transmission that avoids, mitigates, and minimizes harm to birds and other wildlife.

Madden previously served as the policy and political director for Greenpeace USA, where she launched the organization’s Policy and Advocacy Department and led the Democracy Resilience team. Prior to that she was the executive director of the Getches-Wilkinson Center of Natural Resources, Energy & the Environment at the University of Colorado School of Law; principal deputy assistant secretary, intergovernmental and external affairs at the U.S. Department of Energy; climate change advisor to Colorado governor Bill Ritter, Jr; senior climate fellow at the Center for American Progress; and served as majority leader in the Colorado House of Representatives.

Articles by Alice Madden

Why a Bigger Grid is Good for the Planet – and Birds
April 22, 2024 — Audubon is advocating for the rapid expansion of responsibly sited transmission.