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Executive Director, Buckminster Fuller Institute

Amanda Ravenhill is an active member of the international community focused on addressing imminent global challenges. She is the executive director of the Buckminster Fuller...
Podcast
We all know about the environmental and physical effects of climate change. But what about its impact on our mental health?  According to some psychologists, their patients...
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March 12th, 2020
Images of dancers or sculptures don’t leap to mind with the mention of climate change. But artists are increasingly using the carbon conundrum as a creative lens, using their...
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Choreographer and Founder, LINES Ballet

Alonzo King has been called a visionary choreographer, who is altering the way we look at ballet. King calls his works “thought structures” created by the manipulation of...
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Senior Curator, Storm King Art Center

As senior curator at the Storm King Art Center, Nora Lawrence organizes and co-organizes exhibitions for Storm King, including Indicators: Artists on Climate Change (2018),...
Podcast
To solve climate change, where is best place to start?The organization Project Drawdown has published a list of top solutions for climate change – impactful actions already...
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March 17th, 2020
What happens when wilderness meets wealth in the most iconic parts of the country? Teton County, Wyoming, is famous for pristine outdoors, recreation, ranching, and land...
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Associate Professor of Sociology, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies

Justin Farrell is a professor and author at Yale University. His research tackles questions of environment, politics, human culture, and policy using a mixture of methods,...
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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
Podcast
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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