Getting Real on Climate: What We Must Do to Stop Climate Change

Getting Real on Climate: What We Must Do to Stop Climate Change

Session Type(s): Panel

Starts: Thursday, Jun. 20 4:30 PM

Ends: Thursday, Jun. 20 5:45 PM

Room: 211 BD

Join us for a nuts-and-bolts strategic and tactical discussion of what it’s going to take for us to move the needle on climate—politically, scientifically and economically.

Moderator

Darcy Burner

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Progressive candidate for Congress in WA-01, working to build an America that works for ALL of the American people. Former executive director of ProgressiveCongress.org and the Progressive Congress Action Fund. Board member of the Netroots Foundation and the Center for International Policy. Former board member of NARAL Pro-Choice America, ActBlue, SNAP-PAC, Council for a Livable World’s PeacePAC, and the Progressive Ideas Network. Principal on the Afghanistan Study Group. Author and organizer of A Responsible Plan to End the War in Afghanistan. Rabblerouser.

Other sessions: Climate Change: Congressional Leaders, Allies on the Path Ahead

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Panelists

Brad Johnson

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Brad Johnson is a climate strategist and communicator. He is the editor of Hill Heat, a climate politics and policy website. Previously Brad was the founding executive director of Climate Hawks Vote, a grassroots climate politics organization, campaign manager for Forecast the Facts, a grassroots climate advocacy organization, and editor for ThinkProgress Green at the Center for American Progress Action Fund. Brad holds a bachelor’s degree in math and physics from Amherst College and master’s degree in geosciences from the Massachusetts Institute for Technology. He is the co-author of Technomanifestos and the founder of HillHeat.com.

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Tom Matzzie

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Tom Matzzie is CEO of Ethical Electric–America’s only progressive clean energy company. Prior to founding Ethical Tom spent more than a decade building big online communities for impact in the progressive community with MoveOn.org, the AFL-CIO and other organizations.


RL Miller

RL Miller

Cofounder, Climate Hawks Vote, only grassroots-funded organization to elect and hold accountable climate leaders. Elected chair, California Democratic Party Environmental Caucus. Loud on Twitter.

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