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He is a filmmaker,
speaker, and writer specializing in environmental and safety issues.
He was on the White House staff under President Carter, was a
special assistant at the EPA, and was general partner in Voice
of the Planet, a ten-part nationally broadcast television
series on global environmental issues starring William Shatner
and Faye Dunaway.
by Rob Caughlan here...
Caughlan's EcoSpeakers page here
years on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors. He chaired
the County Transit Agency, the region's Metropolitan Transportation
Commission, and the national American Public Transit Association.
He has served as chair the national panel on "Combating Global
Warming Through Sustainable Transportation Policy." Although
he is the Executive Director of the Mineta Transportation Institute,
his article reflects personal views and is not the result of any
research conducted by the Institute.
by Rod Diridon, Sr. here...
of the Land Trust for Santa Clara County. He was formerly the
Vice Mayor of the City of San Jose, where he championed many environmental
programs and policies adopted by that City. He has also served
as the Chair of the Board of the Santa Clara Open Space Authority.
He is a Senior Vice President of Morgan Stanley Dean Witter.
by Jerry Estruth here...
of Square One Productions,
San Francisco. He is an urban designer, and he produces urban
design and environmental visualizations and videos as well as
photo and videomontages.
by Hartmut Gerdes here...
He has written
for most of the solid waste management and recycling journals
in the United States. He has taught or lectured on integrated
waste management at San Jose State University, UC Davis, UCLA,
and the University of Wisconsin. He has also served as an officer
or board member of the National Recycling Coalition, the California
Resource Recovery Association, and the Northern California Recycling
by Richard Gertman here...
Gertman's EcoSpeakers page here
and owner of Eco-Artware.com.
She is a second-generation artist, and has been involved throughout
her life as an illustrator, custom needlepoint designer, crafts
teacher and manager of craft shops. Her needlepoint designs have
appeared on the covers of Modern Maturity, The American Farmer
and The Washington Post magazines.
by Reena Kazmann here
Flex Your Power, California's comprehensive resources for energy
efficiency. He advanced presidential trips for the Carter White
House, and he served as the legislative advocate for the California
Governor's Office in the early 1980s. McGuire was the national
field director for Earth Day 1990, the largest environmental event
in United States history.
by Walter McGuire here...
McGuire's EcoSpeakers page here
for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Colorado. Publications
include a quarterly newsletter for scientists involved in solar
energy research as well as educational material for the general
public. Prior to her current position, she wrote for the National
Biofuels Program about alternative fuels for transportation. As
a freelance writer, her articles have appeared in New Mexico Magazine
and the Albuquerque Tribune.
by Lauren Poole here
of The Geonomy Society.
He researches, writes about, and organizes around "geonomics"
or natural rent issues. He was a guest of the Green Party of Taiwan,
where he spoke before legislators, academics, and activists.
by Jeffery J. Smith here...
She is a planning
consultant and the Principal in Strategic Community Solutions
(SCS). Prior to forming SCS, Walz was Director of Planning for
Freilich, Leitner and Carlisle, managing planning projects for
clients nationwide. She has also served as the Manager of Comprehensive
Planning for the City of Austin and as Special Assistant for Economic
Policy at the Boston Redevelopment Authority.
by Karen Walz here
Walz's EcoSpeakers page here
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She is a professional
career counselor and author of Making
a Living While Making a Difference: Conscious Careers for an Era
She has also written three previous books and many articles. She
was the recipient of the Olive Branch Award of the NYU Center
on War, Peace and the News Media for her book Breaking Ranks.
by Melissa Everett here
Everett's EcoSpeakers page here
He is a planner,
author, and speaker. He is the author of Ecologically Based
Municipal Land Use Planning (Lewis Publishers) and Land
Planner's Environmental Handbook (Noyes Publications). He
has lectured at the American Museum of Natural History and was
recently honored for his innovative work by New Jersey Planning
by William Honachefsky here
He is a futurist
and the author of Awakening
He served as a senior staff member of the joint Presidential-Congressional
Commission on Population Growth and the American Future and as
a senior social scientist with SRI International. He co-authored
studies on the long-range future for the Environmental Protection
Agency, the President's Science Advisor, and the National Science
by Duane Elgin here
Elgin's EcoSpeakers page here
He is director
of South Bay Water
Recycling, an urban water reuse system in California's Silicon
Valley. Current activities include applications of advanced water
treatment technology and the economics of developing sustainable
water supplies. He is also an active member of the WateReuse
Association and the Bay Area Regional Water Recycling Program.
Excerpt by Eric Rosenblum here...
He is co-founder
of The Future 500, an organization working to demonstrate how
companies can profit from sustainability by applying measurement
and management tools that stimulate innovation, by replacing products
with services, and by driving waste toward zero.
Excerpt by Bill Shireman here
Shireman's EcoSpeakers page here
He has written
four books, more than a hundred articles, and produced twenty
videos. He has taught at the college level, worked as a policy
analyst for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for more
than a decade, and helped design and build the cohousing village
in which he now lives. His most recent book, Affluenza,
which he co-authored with John de Graaf and Thomas Naylor, offers
an escape route to a new American Dream that will be much healthier
and much more satisfying.
by David Wann here
Wann's EcoSpeakers page here
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