Thursday, July 21st, 2016 at 6:30 pm
Meet the Panelists:
Director, International Research Institute for Climate and Society at Columbia University
Dr. Lisa Goddard leads IRI’s research to understand and predict climate change. She is also an adjunct associate professor in Columbia’s Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences.
She is a globally recognized expert on El Niño and La Niña, decadal prediction and near-term climate change and sits on the Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate of the U.S. National Academies of Science, as well as four others.
In 2007, she developed PACE, a national post-doctoral program that explicitly links recent climate Ph.D.s with decision making institutions.
Chief Legal Officer, VP Business Development at Joule Assets
Stephen is VP Business Development and Chief Legal Officer at Joule Assets, a firm that: invests; creates innovative financial and legal structures; and advocates policies, laws and regulations supporting energy reduction.
Stephen, a former Public Defender, was instrumental in creating the legal framework behind New York State’s Community Choice Aggregation energy policy and co-founded CSRHub.com which provides corporate social responsibility ratings of nearly 5,000 companies.
Community Facilitator, Sustainability Advocate
Dr. Daniel Martin offers “community facilitation to help us live together in ways that are truly sustainable.” He was born in Belfast and earned a doctorate in the early days of “deep ecology.” He was ordained as a priest and worked for a number of years in Kenya.
Danny co-founded DannyMartin.org and has worked as a consultant, offering individual coaching, grassroots community building, and dialogue-based facilitating and training for many organizations, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Heart Association and multiple human service agencies.