http://www.theguardian.com - Arthur Neslen
Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility
Rochelle Becker has been active on nuclear safety issues in California for 35 years. She co-founded the Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility in 2005 to focus on her experience working with elected representatives and oversight agencies - both state and federal. Rochelle has testified before the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, California Energy Commission, Regional Water Quality Control Board, as well as the state legislature and Congress.
Simon Mayeski is a founding member of SanDiego 350. He has focused on the Regional Plan for the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG), paying particular attention to SANDAG’s responsibility to fight global climate change in California. He has also helped organize SanDiego350′s rallies and marches and currently serves on the group’s Public Policy committee, and serves as the organization’s treasurer. He also serves as campaign treasurer for a number of San Diego area political candidates.
Member of Congress (CA-52)
Congressman Scott Peters serves California’s 52nd Congressional District, which includes the cities of Coronado, Poway and most of northern San Diego. First elected in 2012, he currently serves on the House committees on Armed Services & on the Science, Space, & Technology Committee.
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Reno works for a better environment. In 2009 he founded and is currently the Director of the Center for Environment and National Security at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. He has organized and led two symposia mixing scientists with Washington policy makers and does grant work for the EPA, USAID and World Bank. He served in the Department of State in Washington as the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Oceans, Environment, Science and Health.
Susan Riggs Tinsky
San Diego Housing Federation
Susan Riggs Tinsky is the Executive Director of the San Diego Housing Federation. In this capacity, her primary goal is been to promote the creation of safe, stable, and healthy housing that is affordable to lower income families and people in need. Prior to joining the Federation, she worked as an attorney with law firm Best, Best & Krieger, LLP, where her specialization was affordable housing and redevelopment law. Additionally, she worked for the San Diego Housing Commission from 2001-2004.
District Two, City Council
As the Director of Policy for the District Two office, Nicole has over 15 years of professional experience representing public interests in the environmental arena, both in nonprofit and government agencies. She was most recently Director of Environmental Policy for Interim Mayor Todd Gloria in the City of San Diego where she developed the City of San Diego's Climate Action Plan in 2013. Previously, Nicole was the Director of the Green Energy Green Jobs campaign at Environmental Health Coalition (EHC), and before that she was a Senior Policy Advisor for Council member Donna Frye.
The US government has made $4 billion in clean energy funding available, in support of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan.
There's nowhere to hide now that Global Forest Watch has launched - citizens around the world now have all the information they need to monitor the state of the world's forests.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 22, 2012 -- Xinhua
Some 513 billion U.S. dollars in funding has been committed at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) to achieve a sustainable future, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Friday.