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Ro Randall

“By the time you folk have finished university, and are maybe three or four years into your first job, that 10 years that has been spoken about is gone. So there needs to be a space where people like yourselves can feel safe enough to talk about what your fears and hopes are for the future.”

David Bookbinder

“It’s important that high school students and even younger than high school students understand what exactly is happening to the planet they’re living on.”

Kim Nicholas

“If I go chronologically, it actually starts with a personal story. So in 2012, I had a beer with my friend Charlie…”

Alice Larkin

“One of my main areas that I’ve focused on for years is just the kind of timeframe to change to make the changes and how that needs to be really rapid. You can’t just rely on huge infrastructure projects because they take ages.”

Jeff Berardelli

JEFF BERARDELLI: So when you take a long term drought due to climate change–mostly due to climate change, not all of it–and then you take…

Radley Horton

RADLEY HORTON: If we look at other things that kill far more people like having heart disease, or, you know, having really bad asthma, or…

Aarne Granlund

“We calculated that 60 to 70% of the Finnish emissions profile is connected to households. How they live, how they heat their home, for example. With that kind of profile, we get about 10 tonnes per person on the average in Finland. That should drop to 2.5 tonnes within 10 years.”

New York Society for Ethical Culture

The New York Society for Ethical Culture is a humanist community that has been dedicated to social justice and education since its founding in 1876.…

Peter Kalmus

Peter Kalmus has reduced his personal carbon emissions from roughly 20 tons to 2, and he’s written a book about what he’s learned.

Wellington Chen

Chinatown was hurt during Hurricane Sandy, with many non-English speaking elderly stranded in high rises without water, lights, heat, or elevators. What future plans for the historic neighborhood are best, as projections for sea level rise increase?

Walter Meyer

The Power Rockaways Resilience team developed cultural knowledge so valuable that it led to an award from the White House.

Marshall Herskovitz

Marshall Herskovitz is a Hollywood producer, director and screenwriter who has also served as president of the Producers Guild of America (2006 – 2010). His credits include films such as “Traffic,” “The Last Samurai,” and “Blood Diamond.”

Marshall Saunders

Citizens Climate Lobby aims to price carbon, solve climate change, and to do it in a way that crosses Amer­i­can polit­i­cal bar­ri­ers. Founded by a Texan, after the creek behind his childhood home dried up.

James White: ice & the city

James White explains that the future of the city depends on how the Antarctic and Greenland ice sheets melt in a warmer climate, and on what we do to slow the process down.

Joel Towers

“We’re educating students who will go out into the world and have 60 years or more of productive and engaged life. What is the world going to be like 60 years from now?”