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Senator, California State Senate (D-Davis)

Senator Lois Wolk is certain that conservation isn't just for today or tomorrow, but the rest of our lives. As the elected senator for the 3rd Senate District of California,...
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Despite abundant evidence that climate change threatens our planet, public concern is on the decline. How do we foster awareness of the imminent danger? Dacher Keltner,...
Part of Climate on the Brain, September 2014
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October 18th, 2013
Andy Revkin and Paul Hawken brought refreshing perspectives to the global warming debate at Climate One. Reflecting on NASA scientist James Hansen’s clarion call to Congress...
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Founder & CEO, Thanksgiving Coffee Company

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Chief Chocolate Maker, TCHO Chocolate

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November 20th, 2014
Coffee, beer and chocolate – while it would be a stretch to call them necessities, many Americans refuse to live without them. But how is global warming affecting the...
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January 14th, 2015
When you turn on your iPad, answer your iPhone or upload music to the iCloud, chances are you’re not thinking about your carbon footprint.  But Apple is.  Every time you...
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December 16th, 2014
To quote Charles Dudley Warner, “Everyone talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.”  Dr. Jane Lubchenco was tasked with just that when President Obama...
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Commissioner, California Public Utilities Commission

Catherine Sandoval appreciates that when it comes to climate disruption, true change is rooted in local action. As a Commissioner on the California Public Utilities...
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Executive Director, The Greenlining Institute

Orson Aguilar recognizes that, although we live in a siloed society, organizations like the National Resources Defense Council are working to break those silos down. As...
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Senior Writer, The Sacramento Bee

Matt Weiser has no idea how much daily water he uses in his Sacramento home, which he sees as a major issue. As a Senior Writer at The Sacramento Bee, Weiser covers water,...
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Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Energy Foundation

As director of diversity, equity, and inclusion at the Energy Foundation, Adrianna Quintero works to develop, foster, and sustain a diverse workplace with equity and...
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Author, Meatonomics

David Simon is a born-again vegan. As a lawyer and advocate for sustainable consumption, he noticed serious issues surrounding meat production. This motivated him to write a...
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Author, Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth?

Alan Weisman understands that female education is the key to reducing the human population’s growth rate on a planet brimming with people. While researching Countdown: Our...
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Fred H. Bixby Endowed Chair in Population and Family Planning, School of Public Health, UC Berkeley

Malcolm Potts sees family planning as the most cost-effective way of reducing the human carbon footprint. As the first Medical Director of the International Planned...
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President, Goldman Environmental Foundation

John Goldman dreams of living in a world that doesn't need the Goldman Environmental Prize. The annual prize, founded by Goldman's parents in 1990 is awarded to grassroots...
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Vice President, Goldman Environmental Foundation

Douglas Goldman believes there has been a shift within institutions like the World Bank towards caring about the environment. As a philanthropist, Goldman has served on the...
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Maria Gunnoe, Community Organizer and 2009 Goldman Prize Winner

Maria Gunnoe has never considered giving up the fight. When mountaintop removal began in the 1970’s, Maria was a little girl, growing up on land purchased by her grandfather...
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Coordinator, Little Village Environmental Justice Organization

Kim Wasserman has observed that environmental changes heavily impact low-income communities. In 1998, Wasserman learned that her three-month-old child was suffering from...
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CEO, As You Sow

Andrew Behar has seen both shareholder pressure and divestiture work to motivate companies to become cleaner. Behar has 30 years of experience as a senior executive and...

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