Peter Marsters

Research Analyst

Peter Marsters is a Research Analyst at RHG focusing on Chinese environmental and energy issues. He draws on an interdisciplinary background in economics, engineering, and public policy to analyze the latest energy and environmental trends in China.

Prior to RHG, Peter worked at the China Environment Forum at the Woodrow Wilson Center, was a Fulbright Fellow in China where he focused on the Chinese shale gas industry, and was a researcher at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. He has a Master’s from UC Berkeley’s Energy and Resources Group, and a Bachelor of Science in History and a minor in Mathematics from Bates College.


The Hidden Cause of America’s Coal Collapse

by Trevor Houser and Peter Marsters

The US coal mining sector is in free-fall.  The market value of US coal companies today is a fraction of what it was just a few years ago. Dozens have gone bankrupt. The public debate regarding the cause of US coal’s decline has focused largely on ...