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eddie bautista is Executive Director of the NYC Environmental Justice Alliance, which advocates for the empowerment and just treatment of environmentally overburdened neighborhoods. An award-winning community organizer and urban planner, he is also a visiting assistant professor at Pratt Institute.

frances beinecke is the former president of the Natural Resources Defense Council. She is a member the Secretary of Energy’s Advisory Board; she also serves on the advisory boards of the MIT Energy Initiative and National Academies of Science, and the board of World Resources Institute.

alan blumberg is the George Meade Bond Professor and director of the Davidson Laboratory at Stevens Institute of Technology. A specialist in urban oceanography, predictive modeling, and ocean physics, he has advised the NYC Mayor’s Office on the impacts of sea level rise and the NJ Governor’s Office on state-wide storm surge reduction alternatives.

emanuele castano, an associate professor at the New School for Social Research, is a social and political psychologist focusing on nationalism and international relations, intergroup conflict and reconciliation, and collective responsibility. His articles have appeared in numerous journals and edited collections.

steven cohen is executive director and chief operating officer of the Earth Institute and professor in the practice of public affairs at Columbia University. His publications include Sustainability Policy: Hastening the Transition to a Cleaner Economy (2015) and other books. He also writes a weekly blog for the Huffington Post.

natasha dwyer is currently finishing her Master’s degree in city and regional planning at Pratt Institute. She previously worked as a policy organizer for the New York City Environmental Justice Alliance.

jeffrey p. fitts is a research scientist in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Princeton University. His research combines numerical and experimental methods to advance the science and engineering needed to quantify the human health, environmental, and climatic costs of energy technologies.

russell hardin is Helen Gould Shepard Professor of Politics at New York University. His books include Indeterminacy and Society (2003), and How Do You Know? The Economics of Ordinary Knowledge (2009, 2014). His work combines rational choice and normative arguments as applied to major real world issues.

jennifer jacquet is assistant professor in New York University’s department [End Page 859] of environmental studies. She is interested in large-scale cooperation dilemmas, such as overfishing and climate change. Part of her research uses lab experiments to test cooperative decision-making.

dale jamieson is professor of environmental studies and philosophy, affiliated professor of law, and affiliated professor of bioethics at New York University. His recent books are Reason in a Dark Time: Why the Struggle to Stop Climate Change Failed—And What It Means For Our Future (2014), and Love in the Anthropocene (with Nadzam, 2015).

john jost is professor of psychology and politics, and co-director of the Center for Social and Political Behavior at New York University. His research addresses stereotyping, prejudice, ideology, social justice, and system justification. He is president of the International Society of Political Psychology.

charlotte kaiser leads product development for NatureVest, the Nature Conservancy’s program developing opportunities to drive private capital to conservation. She managed the launch and sale of the $25M Conservation Note.

jerold s. kayden, an urban planner and lawyer, is the Frank Backus Williams Professor of Urban Planning and Design at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. His books include Privately Owned Public Space: The New York City Experience (2000). He serves as principal constitutional counsel to the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

jesse m. keenan, research director for the Center for Urban Estate Development at Columbia University, is an internationally-recognized expert on climate change planning and design with a focus on private sector adaptive capacity and technical design and development analytics. He is jointly affiliated with the TU Delft Graduate School of Architecture and the Built Environment.

christina leijonhufvud is managing partner of Tideline Advisors, a boutique impact investment consulting firm. She advises clients on strategies to align their capital with their social and environmental goals. Her published work focuses on both failures in the capital markets and the potential of impact investments.

robert mendelsohn is Edwin Weyerhaeuser Davis Professor of Forest Policy, professor of...


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