Michael Levitsky works on integrating oil and gas issues with climate change policies, and contributes to the work on analyzing GHG emissions of World Bank operations. He is also looking at new areas for Bank focus in the climate changes area, such as the impact of black carbon on global warming. He joined the Climate Change Team from the World Bank's Oil, Gas and Mining Policy Division. He has worked on oil, gas and energy in the World Bank, IFC, and the private sector. He has an MA in Economics from the London School of Economics.