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Partner and Political Strategist, Fabiani & Lehane

Christopher Lehane sees the economic impact of climate change as the common ground between industries. As a Partner and Political Strategist at Fabiani & Lehane, Lehane...
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President and COO, Sunset Development

Alex Mehran sees the need to create dense, transit-oriented nodes in the suburbs to help fix the problem of long-term sprawl. As President and COO of Sunset Development,...
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Senior Managing Director, Tishman Speyer

Carl Shannon sees creating vibrant, dense communities as one of the most important things developers can do. As Senior Managing Director of Tishman Speyer, Shannon is...
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President and CEO, San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association

Gabriel Metcalf thinks the sharing economy is a powerful trend towards using goods more efficiently. As President and CEO of San Francisco Planning and Urban Research...
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Director of Urban Design and Planning at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP

Ellen Lou recognizes that there is more market value in going green. As Director of Urban Design and Planning at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, Lou is particularly...
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Adjunct Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California at Berkeley

Dr. Jiang Lin is an Adjunct Professor at the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California at Berkeley. Dr. Lin's research is focused on...
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Professor, School of Earth Sciences, Stanford University

TJ Glauthier is adamant about the need for more transparency when it comes to fracking. As the former Deputy U.S. Secretary of Energy, Glauthier serves as an advisor to...
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Senior Counsel, Climate Law Institute Director at Center for Biological Diversity

Kassie Siegel understands that fossil fuel use won't stop immediately, but ideally would only take a few decades to cease. As Senior Counsel and the Director of the Climate...
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California Director of Governmental Affairs at the Environmental Working Group

Bill Allayaud believes that the public should have the full picture when it comes to fracking. As California Director of Governmental Affairs for the Environmental Working...
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Director, California’s Department of Conservation

Mark Nechodom's number one priority is public safety. As the Director of California's Department of Conservation, Nechodom integrates sustainable practices while preserving a...
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California State Director at Energy in Depth

Dave Quast wants California regulations to make sense for this state's distinct characteristics. As the California State Director for Energy in Depth, Quast focuses on...
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United States Senator (D-CA)

Dianne Feinstein has faith that people will come to support a carbon fee. As a United States Senator for California, Feinstein focuses on bipartisan legislation on big issues...
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Director, California Governor's Office of Planning and Research; Climate Advisor to Governor Newsom

A nationally-recognized expert on the intersection of clean energy and economic development, Kate Gordon was appointed director of the Governor’s Office of Planning and...
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Co-director, Institute for the Analysis of Global Security

Gal Luft sees that the old oil paradigm has collapsed. As the Executive Director of the Institute for Analysis of Global Security, Luft specializes in geopolitics, energy...
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Co-founder of the Fuel Freedom Foundation

Eyal Aranoff believes in using 19th century chemistry to solve 21st century problems. As co-founder of the Fuel Freedom Foundation, Aranoff is working to end the United...
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Former Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Christiana Figueres has observed that women in developing countries are at the nexus of food, water, and energy. She is currently the convener of Mission 2020, a global...
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Lecturer, St. Mary’s College of California

Greg Croft knows that when it comes to oil, reducing consumption reduces problems. As a Lecturer at the Earth and Environmental Sciences Department of St. Mary's College of...
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Author, The Pipeline and the Paradigm: Keystone XL, Tar Sands and the Battle to Defuse the Carbon Bomb

Samuel Avery trusts that even if the protests against the Keystone pipeline fail, the movement will win hearts and minds and ultimately prevail. As the author of The Pipeline...
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Former Executive Vice President, Mobil Oil

Lou Allstadt believes that fracking is a bad idea for New York. As a former Mobil Oil Corporation executive, Allstadt did not start out as an anti-fracking activist. However...
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Managing Director, The Roda Group

Dan Miller credits extreme weather events with alerting an inattentive public about climate issues. As Managing Director of the Roda Group, Miller supports the talents of...

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