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Senior Policy Reporter, Civil Eats

Lisa Elaine Held is a freelance journalist based in Baltimore and Washington, D.C. She is currently a senior policy reporter for Civil Eats and covers the food system and...
Event
July 30th, 2020
Will COVID-19 change our food system for good? Increased coronavirus outbreaks in food markets, food plants, and farmworker communities have impacted food access and put a...
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Chief Data Officer, First Street Foundation

Dr. Ed Kearns is the Chief Data Officer of First Street Foundation, and as such, provides leadership for the organization’s science and data activities. Kearns previously...
Podcast
What will it take to get the world’s major economies off fossil fuels? In late 2019, former US senator and secretary of state John Kerry, declared a World War Zero on carbon...
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Senior Policy Advisor, E3G

Lisa Fischer is senior policy advisor at E3G, where she works with policy-makers, civil society, and businesses to build innovation and momentum for change. Bridging...
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Senior Director of Vehicles and E-Mobility, Transport & Environment

Julia Poliscanova joined Transport & Environmnet in June 2015 and now leads the clean vehicles program that is responsible for all cars related work. This includes policy...
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Managing Director and Head of Asia-Pacific, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Justin Wu is Head of Asia-Pacific, responsible for managing the BNEF's research and commercial activities across the region, which includes China, Japan, India, Southeast...
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Former Secretary of State

John Kerry served as the United States’ 68th Secretary of State from 2013 to 2017. As America’s top diplomat, he guided the Department’s strategy on nuclear nonproliferation...
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Co-Director, Energy and Environment Concentration, Columbia School of International and Public Affairs

David Sandalow is the inaugural fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy and co-director of the Energy and Environment Concentration at the School of International and...
Event
August 18th, 2020
Technology has helped the world survive, thrive and stay connected through the COVID-19 lockdown. As countries look toward re-opening in a post-pandemic world, does tech hold...
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Chief Operating Officer, G2VP

Valerie Shen is the Chief Operating Officer at venture firm G2VP. She oversees all operational aspects of the firm and fund including leading fundraising/LP relations and...
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Founder & Chief Scientist, Otherlab

Saul Griffith is founder and principal scientist at Otherlab, where he focuses his work on engineering solutions for a clean energy, zero carbon economy. He has multiple...
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Head of Strategy, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Michael leads BNEF’s strategic research into the energy sector, with a particular focus on the impact of emerging or disruptive technologies in transforming both energy and...
Event
August 11th, 2020
The cost and health burdens of electricity production have long been higher for low-income communities of color than for wealthy white ones. But when it comes to public...
Video
Wealthy landowners in Wyoming funnel philanthropy toward environmental organizations, often neglecting social service organizations that support the people working to make...
Part of Billionaire Wilderness, July 2020
Video
"Every square inch of the land on this continent was indigenous territory... [national parks] were not empty spaces that needed to be preserved," says Dina Gilio-Whitaker,...
Part of Billionaire Wilderness, July 2020
Video
Nature access offers tangible health benefits for everyone, but especially for lower-income communities, says Diane Regas, president and chief executive officer at The Trust...
Part of Billionaire Wilderness, July 2020
Podcast
What happens when wealth meets wilderness? For many of us, the story of the American wilderness begins when Europeans arrived on these shores and began conquering it. The...
Part of Billionaire Wilderness, July 2020
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President, Reaching America

Derrick Hollie is the president of Reaching America, a non-profit group he founded that addresses issues affecting the black community such as criminal justice reform,...
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Director, NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program

Jacqueline Patterson is the Director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program. Since 2007, she has served as coordinator & co-founder of Women of Color...

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