9-Week Action Replays

9-Week Action Replay Listing

WEEK 1 - Changing the Dream

WEEK 2 - Feeding the World

WEEK 3 - Saving Our Vanishing Species

WEEK 4 - Ensuring Clean Water

WEEK 5 - Building an Economy That Works

WEEK 6 - Slowing Climate Change

WEEK 7 - Shifting Our Energy Reality

WEEK 8 - Transforming Corporate Control

WEEK 9 - Awakening the Dreamer

Putting a Price on Carbon Pollution: A Game-Changer
Recorded on Jun 4, 2014
With John Kostyack: Vice President of Wildlife Conservation for the National Wildlife Federation & Joe Robertson: Strategic Coordinator for Citizens Climate Lobby, Found and President of Geoversiv Envisioning & Mario Molina: Program Director, Climate Leadership Corps at Climate Reality Project & Chloe Maxmin: Co-Founder of Divest Harvard, Founder of First Here, Then Everywhere
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John Kostyack is Vice President of Wildlife Conservation for the National Wildlife Federation, where he leads NWF’s wildlife and habitat programs. A key focus of his work is protecting people and wildlife from intensified flooding and other harmful impacts of climate change. He also helps lead campaigns to protect and restore important Western landscapes, the Appalachian forests, aquatic ecosystems, and urban and suburban habitats. John frequently writes and lectures on meeting the challenges of conserving U.S. wildlife and ecosystems in a warming world.

His most recent publication, in the September 2011 issue of BioScience, outlines policy solutions for facilitating movement of plants and animals in a changing climate. He serves on the board of the American Wind Wildlife Institute, a unique NGO-industry collaboration focused on developing wildlife-friendly wind energy. John is a longtime leader on Endangered Species Act policy. He helped to win the endangered species conservation tax incentive for private landowners passed by Congress in 2008 and has won a series of important court rulings for wildlife through his legal advocacy, some of which have led to national conservation policy improvements.

Joseph Robertson is Strategic Coordinator for the non-partisan non-profit Citizens Climate Lobby. He was Citizens Climate Lobby’s first group leader in the northeast, and served as volunteer coordinator for New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He is author of the 2010 report Building a Green Economy: On the Economics of Carbon Pricing & the Transition to Clean, Renewable Fuels. Joseph is the founder and president of Geoversiv Envisioning, a social-benefit commercial endeavor that aims to discover and deploy the ingredients of a clean future of global abundance. He is editor-in-chief of the Spanish-language sustainability publication Futurismo Verde, and the Quipu.cc catalytic commons. He is also the creator and director of the HotSpring Network for brainstorming and collaborative problem-solving, and a strategic content curator for Lucid Frontiers, which hosts the Lucid NYC event series. Since 2009, Joseph has been involved in Villanova’s vibrant sustainability community. He is the founder of the GreenNOVA.org online community, creator and organizer of the ClimateTalks.info series of roundtables and lectures. He is an emeritus faculty member of Villanova’s Sustainability Subcommittee on Operations & Energy Use and of the Villanova Center for Energy and Environment Education. From 2000-2007, he was lead online translator into Spanish for the Earth Policy Institute‘s Eco-Economy and Plan B updates on ecological economics. He is in the process of co-authoring a hundred-year plan for a clean economic transition.

Mario Molina is responsible for the design, strategy, and outreach for The Climate Reality Corps trainings and engagement program in the U.S. and abroad. Mario joined Climate Reality in April of 2013 and spearheaded the training of over 2,000 volunteers in Istanbul and Chicago that year. Along with wide-ranging international project management experience and a strong background in using metrics and analytics to orient program objectives and measure results, he brings a commitment to data-driven audience engagement to the initiative. Prior to joining Climate Reality, Mario was responsible for the operation and management of a climate education program that reached over 1.5 million students across the U.S. and several sustainability and conservation programs in Australia, Ecuador, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, and Peru.

Chloe Maxmin is a rising Senior at Harvard College. She became an activist when she was 12, and she started the Climate Action Club in high school, galvanizing a movement in her school and community. She then founded First Here, Then Everywhere to empower youth environmentalists. Chloe co-founded Divest Harvard, and has received national and international recognition for her activism.