Women Speaking Out About Climate Change

Climate change is one of the most discussed topics among international political and business leaders. There are several women who have been particularly outspoken on the health of the planet. These female climate change speakers advocate for what we can do now and in the future as it regards the environment. They make great guests for environmentally-conscious businesses, green advocacy groups and others. 

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Christianna Figueres is an internationally recognized leader on global climate change. She was Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) from 2010 to 20...

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Rachel Kyte is Vice President of Sustainable Development at the World Bank. As such, she has overall responsibilities for the organization’s global work in agriculture, the environment, infrastructure...

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Ellen Page got her start on Canadian TV, before generating a lot of buzz for her powerful performance in the 2005 indie thriller "Hard Candy." From there, Page went on to "X-Men: The Last Stand," a...

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Ellen Page is a Canadian actress and producer. Her career began with roles in television shows such as Pit Pony, Trailer Park Boys and ReGenesis. She starred in the 2005 drama Hard Candy, for which sh...

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Katharine Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist and professor of political science at Texas Tech University, where she is director of the Climate Science Center. She is also the CEO of the consulting fir...

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Naomi Klein is an award-winning journalist, columnist, and the #1 international bestselling author of seminal books The Shock Doctrine and No Logo. In her new book This Changes Everything and in power...

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Susan Solomon is an atmospheric chemist, working for most of her career at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. In 2011, Solomon joined the faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Te...

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Sylvia Earle is an American marine biologist, explorer, author, and lecturer. She has been a National Geographic explorer-in-residence since 1998. Earle was the first female chief scientist of the U.S...

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Heidi Cullen serves as the Director of Communications and Strategic Initiatives and Director of the Information and Technology Dissemination (ITD) Division at MBARI. Before joining MBARI, Cullen serve...

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Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall served as Deputy Secretary at the U.S. Department of Energy from October 10, 2014 to January 19, 2017. She joined the Obama Administration on day one, serving from 2009 t...