Over the course of his 35 years of research, award-winning research ecologist Paul has unraveled key landscape changes in hundreds of western watersheds and how those changes along with climate change have set the stage for The Era of Megafires.
Author of NYT bestsellers The Next Economy, Growing a Business, The Ecology of Commerce, Blessed Unrest & Drawdown. Founder of Erewhon, the US’s first natural food company that relied solely on sustainable agriculture, Smith & Hawken, OneSun Solar & Project Drawdown.
Calla Rose is a Strategic Advisor to people dedicated to the well-being of people and planet. She specializes in climate change and agricultural policy, science communications and movement building.
Fifth generation owner of Gaja winery & second generation operator of Gaja Family Wine Estates, Gaia Gaja is renowned as an innovator & leader in wine making. Over the past 15 years, the Gajas have focused on mitigating the effects of climate change in their vineyards.
As Secretary General of the Be Earth Foundation, a UN Inter-Governmental Organization, Lawrence works to advise, assist, and enable the sustainable development goals for Be Earth’s partnering countries.
Nikita is a Russian scientist and son of renowned geophysicist Sergey Zimov. Together, they started the Pleistocene Park in Siberia that aims to establish the Mammoth Steppe ecosystem that will help curb the rapid thawing of the permafrost.
Nemonte, raised in the traditional Waorani community of Nemonpare in Ecuador, is a founding member of the indigenous Ceibo Alliance, which works to defend Indigenous peoples' lands and rights in the Ecuadorian Amazon region.
Shilpi Chhotray is the Senior Communications Officer for the Break Free From Plastic movement. She worked at Mission Blue/Sylvia Earle Alliance building public support for global networks of marine protected areas.
Dr. Steven P. Brumby is Co-Founder and Chief Science Advisor of Descartes Labs, a venture-backed start-up on understanding agriculture, natural resources and human geography using deep learning technology and satellite imagery.