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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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Lisa Goldberg, Director of Research, Aperio Group

Lisa Goldberg has observed that the economic impact of climate risk is only now being recognized by investors. In 1993, Goldberg left academia to join Barra, where she was...
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Former President, Shell Oil Company; Founder and Chief Executive, Citizens for Affordable Energy

Known as a straight-shooting energy insider, John Hofmeister established and heads the not-for-profit association, Citizens for Affordable Energy, following his retirement as...
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Co-Author, Resource Revolution

Matt Rogers predicts that changing the way we produce and use resources will avert the economic and environmental disasters ahead of us. Rogers has spent 25 years serving...
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November 15th, 2013
In 1968, Graham Nash left his native England and flew to Los Angeles to visit his enchanting, brilliant girlfriend, Joni Mitchell. With one jet-lagged impromptu jam session...
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May 2nd, 2013
Moving the global economy away from fossil fuels is the biggest undertaking in human history. The urgency and scale of that imperative has compelled journalists to cross the...
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March 22nd, 2013
China's urbanization is creating new cities at a mind-boggling rate. Gleaming office towers are rising all over the country and massive amounts of land are being converted to...
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March 18th, 2013
2012 was an astounding year of weather records. It was the hottest year ever in the United States. A searing drought parched more than half of the country, and a freak...
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March 5th, 2013
Carpooling of old has morphed into real-time ride sharing with total strangers and car sharing among consumers looking to escape the burdens of car ownership. Emerging...
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December 4th, 2012
Michael Mann, Katharine Hayhoe, and Bill Anderegg tackled the political nature of climate science and their experiences as ‘climate warriors.’ Michael Mann warned the crowd ...
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September 7th, 2012
Buildings account for about a third of the energy consumed in the US as well as a third of the country’s carbon pollution. For numerous reasons, including environmental,...
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January 12th, 2015
Gas prices are plummeting as fracking has unleashed a gusher of American oil.  California’s cap and trade program is increasing the bottom line for petroleum producers....
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President and CEO, BSR

An expert on sustainable business, Aron Cramer advises executives at BSR’s more than 250 member companies and other global businesses on the full spectrum of social and...
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Co-Founder, Good Guide

Dara O'Rourke recognizes that information about products has just reached the point of transparency that empowers consumers to take action. As Co-founder and Chief...

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