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Business Representative, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1245

Hunter Stern supports anything that produces new jobs for his union's members. As the Business Representative for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Stern...
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Executive Director, Local Energy Aggregation Network

Shawn Marshall sees California as setting the bar for the rest of the country. As the Co-founder and Director of the Local Energy Aggregation Network, Marshall supports the...
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Senior Lecturer, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Meg Caldwell feels that part of her job as scholar is to empower the voting public on issues of climate disruption. As a Senior Lecturer at the Stanford Woods Institute,...
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Author, The Attacking Ocean

Brian Fagan believes that the future lies in an informed citizenry. As the author of The Attacking Ocean: The Past, Present and Future of Rising Sea Levels, Fagan explores...
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Former Governor of New Jersey; former EPA Administrator

Christine Whitman believes that climate change is about facts, not morality. Governor Whitman served in the cabinet of President George W. Bush as Administrator of the...
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Former Governor of Colorado

Bill Ritter sees making the business case for clean energy as one of the solutions. Ritter was the 41st governor of the state of Colorado. During his term, Ritter established...
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Host, Designing Healthy Communities

Richard Jackson predicts that climate change will be the biggest health issue in his great-grandchildrens' lifetime. As host of the television series "Designing Healthy...
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Author, Overheated: The Human Cost of Climate Change

Andrew Guzman values mitigation over adaptation. In his book Overheated: The Human Cost of Climate Change, Guzman took a unique approach by focusing on the actual effects of...
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Author, Environmental Debt: The Hidden Costs of a Changing Global Economy

Amy Larkin believes that polluting can no longer be free. As the author of Environmental Debt, Larkin was one of the first to make the direct connection between our global...
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Reporter, ProPublica

Abrahm Lustgarten has spent the past two years traveling the length of the Colorado River basin, the central artery of the West’s water supply, examining the way it is being...
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Author, What Has Nature Done For Us? How Money Really Does Grow on Trees

Tony Juniper sees investing in nature as a huge opportunity for big businesses. As the author of What Has Nature Done For Us? How Money Really Does Grow on Trees, Juniper...
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Distinguished Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics , UC Davis

Colin Carter sees agriculture as the canary in the coal mine when it comes to the effects of climate change. As a Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at UC Davis...
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CEO, Western United Dairymen

Michael Marsh sees that climate issues are bound together, and the solution will involve the planet working together. As CEO of Western United Dairymen, Marsh aims to develop...
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CEO, Pacific Ethanol

Neil Koehler believes that ethanol is the most immediate, viable opportunity we have today. As the Co-founder and CEO of Pacific Ethanol, Koehler has over 30 years of...
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Vice President, Brookings Institute

Bruce Katz believes that the way forward after the recession is with a radically different economy. As Vice President of the Brookings Institute, Katz advises federal, state...
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Mayor, San Francisco

Ed Lee sees the government in an incentivizing role, working to get people and programs on their feet and then stepping back to let them flourish. As Mayor of San Francisco,...
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Regional Vice President, Lennar Urban

Kofi Bonner has noticed that it's been years since home builders have relied on the federal government to provide basic infrastructure. As regional vice president for Lennar...
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Managing Director, American Prairie Reserve

Pete Geddes is optimistic that the American vision for big, broad landscapes can be reignited. As Managing Director of the American Prairie Reserve, Geddes hopes to create...
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Former CEO, Patagonia

Kristine Tompkins envisions civilization eventually finding a way to sustainably manage human societies. As the founder of Conservacion Patagonica, Tompkins has, together...
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Professor of Environmental Science, UC Berkeley

Whendee Silver thinks that everybody, no matter where they are, needs to go for longevity the best they can. As a Professor of Environmental Science at UC Berkeley, Silver's...

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