Oakley Shelton-Thomas is a researcher at Food & Water Watch. He works to expose the ways in which corporate power influences corrupts democratic decision-making and conducts research on climate and energy issues.
Formerly an intern at Food & Water Watch, Oakley performed anti-trust research to break the chokehold of large food corporations on the agricultural system. Over the past couple years, Oakley has focused his research on climate and energy and has conducted research on energy markets, environmental consequences of unconventional drilling, tax policy, and spatial analysis to demonstrate the disproportionate environmental impact of dirty energy on marginalized communities.
Oakley graduated from the George Washington University with a degree in Geography. He can be reached at osheltonthomas(at)fwwatch.org.