Climate accountability as a fulcrum
for climate stewardship.
CAI Board of Directors
Naomi Oreskes
Rick Heede

Naomi Oreskes

 

Professor of History of Science and affiliated Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University

Her research focuses on the historical development of scientific knowledge, methods, and practices in the earth and environmental sciences, and on understanding scientific consensus and dissent.

Her most recent work, Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming (2010), co-authored with historian Erik M. Conway, was awarded the Watson-Davis prize of the History of Science Society and was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times book prize.

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Rick Heede

 

Rick Heede is the principal of Climate Mitigation Services and principal investigator of the Carbon Majors Project. He has worked in climate change and mitigation for thirty years, published books and articles on energy efficiency, testified before Congress on energy policy, and conducted GHG emission inventories and third party verification for municipal governments, educational institutions, the EPA, corporations, advocacy groups, and consultancies. He provided key components of the law suit filed by Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, and four U.S. Cities against the U.S. Export-Import Bank and Overseas Private Investment Corporation for failure to observe NEPA with respect to global warming infrastructure damages.

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Greg Erwin
Sally Ranney

Greg Erwin

 

Greg Erwin is a retired securities attorney and lives in Aspen, Colorado.

Mr. Erwin retired from the Board in August 2013. We appreciate his service.

Sally Ranney

 

Sally Ranney is President of the American Renewable Energy Institute (AREI), Co-Director of the international Women’s Earth and Climate Initiative, CEO of Stillwater Preservation, LLC, a wetlands mitigation banking company, founder/President of Rising Wolf Int'l, and co-founder and Anchor of A Matter of Degree, an internet program specializing in climate change as related to a variety of topics ranging from business and renewable energy, to food systems and weather.

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CAI Board of Advisors
Mike MacCracken  

MacCracken

 

Dr. Michael MacCracken has been Chief Scientist with the Climate Institute since October 2002. Mike has served in senior positions at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, U.S. Global Change Research Program, International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences. He has contributed to the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment as well as all four assessments of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. In addition to his research, he has submitted six legal declarations in support of national efforts to limit climate change.

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