Our Guest Speakers
Kathleen Biggins interviews Christine Todd Whitman
Tim Searchinger, Research Scholar, Woodrow Wilson School and Princeton Environmental Institute;Senior Fellow, World Resources Institute
Economic Threat and Opportunity
Bill Golden, Executive Director, National Institute of Coastal and Harbor Infrastructure
Bob Litterman, Founder Kepos Capital; former head of firm-wide risk at Goldman Sachs
Dr. Peter Hoeppe, Head of Geo Risk Research Center, Munich R E; Chair, Finance Forum on Climate Change for the German Government
David Crane, Former CEO, NRG Energy
Jigar Shah, Founder, SunEdison, author, Creating Climate Wealth: Unlocking the Impact Economy
Rear Admiral (Ret.) David Titley, Professor of Practice in Meteorology, Penn State University (Co-sponsored with the Foreign Policy Research Institute)
Investments and Business
Panel Discussion on Green Investing, Investment Experts from Allianz Global, Morgan Stanley, and Rockefeller Company
Brian Reynolds, Executive Director, Climate|Money|Politics; Member, United Nations Economic & Social Council
Frederic C. Rich, Esq., author, Getting to Green and Saving Nature: A Bipartisan Solution; International Corporate Lawyer, Environmental Leader
Andrew Winston, globally recognized speaker and writer on business strategy and mega-trends, author of The
Big Pivot and co-wrote Green to Gold.
Alice Thomas, Climate Displacement Program, Refugee International
Elizabeth Thompson, Vice President for U.S. Climate and Political Affairs, Environmental Defense Fund
Christine Todd Whitman, Former Governor of New Jersey; Former Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency
Science, Weather and Sea Level Rise
Dr. Max Holmes, Senior Scientist, Woods Hole Research Center; Advisor to the U.S. Department of State
Dr. Stephen Pacala, Petrie Professor of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University; Former Head, Princeton Environmental Institute;
Chair, Climate Central
Bernadette Placky, Director, Climate Central’s Climate Matters program; former award-winning TV weather forecaster
Dr. Robert Kopp, Rutgers University, Director of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences Institute
Michael Lemonick, Science Editor for Scientific American; former Time magazine journalist,Writer-at-large; Climate Central; Author of first Time Magazine cover article on climate change
Our Conversations Lecture Series presents nationally known experts in fields associated with climate change.
In the past we have presented lectures with scientists who have been to the Arctic to study thawing permafrost, public policy and national security experts, solar energy entrepreneurs, risk managers from some of the world's largest businesses, scholars studying agriculture and sea level rise, meterologists who are looking at extreme weather, and investors looking at the future of renewable energy.
Read more about our lectures.
If you missed our Fred Rich Conversation, you can watch it here