Conference and Seminar
Service Learning Projects
Building a statewide climate campaign
Crafting political support for federal action
Critiquing climate strategies and tactics
Publicizing the urgency of the climate crisis
Reaching out to young progressives and disaffected conservatives
Advancing the web-based and educational work of climate-friendly companies
Reading List
Program (.pdf)
The 'What Works?' conference included many inspiring leaders of the new climate movement:

Matthew Arnold, founder of WRI's Management Institute for Environment and Business and author of The Power of Environmental Partnerships

John Barstow, Editor-in Chief of Chelsea Green Publications

Joanne Bauer, Director of Studies, Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs

Brendan Bechtel, sustainable development associate, The Conservation Fund

Gary Braasch, environmental photographer and creator of World View of Global Warming

Samuel Boykin, coordinator of activism and outreach, Environmental Defense

William Chaloupka, Political Science,Colorado State University, and author of Knowing Nukes: Politics and Culture of the Atom

Oliver Clubb, Co-chair, Syracuse-based Global Warming Action Network

Gary Cook, Regional Network Director, US Climate Action Network

Elizabeth Courtney, executive director, Vermont Natural Resources Council

Peyton Fleming, communications director for CERES.

Mary Lou Finley, Antioch College, and co-author of Doing Democracy

Daniel Gold and Judith Helfand, co-creators of Blue Vinyl and The Melting Planet

Eban Goodstein, founder and director of The Green House Network

Randy Kritkausky, founder and president, Ecologia

Adam Markham, director of Clean Air - Cool Planet

Joel Makower, founder and editor of GreenBiz and ClimateBiz

Father Paul Mayer, co-founder of the The Climate Crisis Coalition, The Children of War

Bill McKibben, author of The End of Nature and Enough and Scholar in Residence at Middlebury College

David Merrill, founder and executive director of the National Global Warming Coalition

Susi Moser, National Center for Atmospheric Research, and co-director of “Communicating Urgency, Facilitating Social Change: New Strategies for Climate Change”

Stephen Nodvin, Mount Ida College, director of the School of Arts and Sciences

Ted Nordhaus, co-founder and director of the Strategic Values Science Project and co-author of The Death of Environmentalism

Jacob Park, Green Mountain College and board member of Greener Management International

Billy Parish, founder and executive director of The Climate Campaign and Energy Action

John Passacantando, founder of Ozone Action and director of Greenpeace, USA

Peter Senge, MIT Sloan School of Management and author of The Fifth Discipline

Michael Shellenberger, executive director of The Breakthrough Institute and co-author of The Death of Environmentalism

William Shutkin, author of The Land that Could Be and director of The Orton Family Foundation

Michael Silberman, MeetUp director for the Howard Dean campaign and VP of Online Organizing for Echoditto

Stacey Smith, marketer for Sterling Planet and coordinator, "Turn the Grid Green" campaign

Tom Stokes, director of The Climate Crisis Coalition

Mike Tidwell, director of Chesapeake Climate Action Network