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Clean energy jobs, benefits, and a pathway forward for those who have been historically marginalized are all part of a clean and just transition, says California State...
Part of What Is a Just Transition? , January 2020
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Programs like cap and trade can have mixed results for the low-income communities that oil refineries are typically located in, says Communities for a Better Environment...
Part of What Is a Just Transition? , January 2020
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Climate justice expert and Oakland resident Vien Truong describes how her kids are projected to live 12 years less because of the neighborhood where they grew up. What are...
Part of What Is a Just Transition? , January 2020
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Vien Truong believe that the message from voters at the last presidential election was clear: "we are scared of leaders and lawmakers painting a future for us, without us."...
Part of What Is a Just Transition? , January 2020
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Our nation’s dependence on fossil fuels has led to climate disruption and inequality. Underserved communities are the ones most harmed by pollution, lack of green space and...
Part of What Is a Just Transition? , January 2020
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Founder and Executive Director, The Climate Mobilization

Margaret Klein Salamon, PhD loved being a therapist, but decied to switch careers after feeling called to apply her psychological and anthropological knowledge to solving...
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Co-Founder and Research Director, The Council on Strategic Risks; Co-Founder, The Center for Climate and Security

Francesco “Frank” is a frequently-cited commentator on how national security, defense and intelligence communities address climate change-related threats. Femia is co-founder...
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Head of Migration, Environment and Climate Change (MECC), UN Migration Agency (IOM)

Dina Ionesco has overseen UN Migration Agency (IOM) policies and programmes related to the nexus between migration, environment and climate change, as well as contributed to ...
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Journalist, National Geographic

Paul Salopek is a writer and journalist. He has traveled to more than 50 countries and earned most of America’s top print media awards, including Pulitzers for his reporting...
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Author, The Faraway Brothers

A fiction writer, essayist and journalist, Lauren Markham's work most often concerns issues related to youth, migration, the environment and her home state of California....
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Co-Founder & Executive Director, Alianza Americas

Oscar A. Chacón is a frequent national and international spokesperson on transnationalism, economic justice, the link between migration and development, migrant’s integration...
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Climate instability is an increasing driver of human migration. But no one identifies themselves  as a climate refugee. “The Geneva Convention does not provide for...
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Marine and Aviation Program Director, The International Council on Clean Transportation

Daniel Rutherford is the ICCT program director for marine and aviation. In that capacity, he acts as the ICCT’s chief representative to International Maritime Organization (...
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"We used to think our military was primarily for the away game," says Sherri Goodman, senior fellow, at Washington DC's Wilson Center. Now they are back up for first...
Part of Building a Resilient Tomorrow, January 2020
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"Our first chairman of the Military Advisory Board, General Sullivan said, ‘If we wait for 100% certainty, we know something bad is going to happen on the battlefield,’"...
Part of Building a Resilient Tomorrow, January 2020
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Even if people don't choose to retreat from areas prone to increased flooding, sea level rise, fires, and more, it's desirable to think about a plan to ensure people are safe...
Part of Building a Resilient Tomorrow, January 2020
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We judge risks based off our own experiences and those of people close to us, explains Alice Hill, senior fellow for Climate Change Policy at the Council on Foreign Relations...
Part of Building a Resilient Tomorrow, January 2020
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"We're one of the financial stabilizers of the economy, because when we have catastrophes, that's what we're preparing people for," says Janet Ruiz, Strategic Communications...
Part of Building a Resilient Tomorrow, January 2020
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How do we build communities that are more resilient than the ones we were raised in?  Climate-fueled floods, fires and droughts have devastated America’s cities and rural...
Part of Building a Resilient Tomorrow, January 2020
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Johnstone Family Professor of Psychology, Harvard University

Steven Pinker is an experimental psychologist who conducts research in visual cognition, psycholinguistics, and social relations. Currently Johnstone Professor of Psychology...

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