Bridget Pals is a Research Assistant at the Urban Energy & Environment Lab at the University of Chicago. She is passionate about environmental issues and is particularly interested in increasing the sustainability of the urban environment and in alleviating the impacts of climate change. Previously, Bridget worked with a community development bank that strives to provide financial services to unbanked and underbanked individuals on Chicago’s south and west sides. She received her BA from the University of Chicago in Physics and Economics.