Have you ever thought about the effects of global warming and felt stuck? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. We asked four leaders in sustainability to share actions we can all take to reduce our carbon footprint and reach our collective climate change goals.
Globally recognized as the “mother of the zero waste lifestyle movement,” author, blogger and speaker Bea Johnson is changing the way people think about consumption. Her best-selling book, Zero Waste Home, encourages families to make small, conscious efforts—such as donating, swapping, or repurposing items—to eliminate household trash.
Julia Kumari Drapkin, CEO and Founder of ISeeChange, is dedicated to connecting people to their environments and to their communities. Her team uses technology to help them track their local environment, weather and climate patterns so they can understand the impacts of their daily lives and work together to lower their carbon footprint.
Gideon Forman is a Climate Change and Transportation Policy Analyst at the David Suzuki Foundation, an organization focused on empowering people to take action against environmental issues in their local communities. Protecting the planet through individual and collective climate action is one of his life’s greatest passions.
Karen Palmer is a researcher at Resources for the Future, an independent, non-profit institution on a mission to improve environmental, energy and natural resource decisions through impartial economic research and policy engagement. For over 25 years, Dr. Palmer has specialized in the economics of environmental regulation and public utility regulation, with a focus on issues at the intersection of climate policy and the electricity sector.