The Price is Wrong: Why Carbon Pricing Won't Solve the Climate Crisis Webinar
|Tamra Gilbertson, Research Associate on Carbon Pricing, Indigenous Environmental Network
Tamra is a research associate on carbon pricing with the Indigenous Environmental Network. She was a co-founder and co-director of Carbon Trade Watch and former Project Coordinator of the Environmental Justice Project of the Transnational Institute. She is pursuing her Ph.D. in Political Economy and Environmental Sociology at the University of Tennessee and currently conducting field research in Colombia on the coal sector. Tamra has over 15 years of experience collaborating with a wide range of networks including academics, NGOs and social movements working towards social, environmental and climate justice.
|Gary Hughes, Senior California Advocacy Campaigner, Friends of the Earth
Gary Graham Hughes works on climate, energy, forest and water issues and has extensive domestic experience in the Western states of the U.S. and has worked throughout Latin America. Prior to working with Friends of the Earth, Gary worked with the Environmental Protection Information Center in the Redwood temperate rain forests of Northern California, and as the Patagonia Campaign Coordinator with International Rivers. He has led trips in some of the most spectacular wild areas in the Americas as a wilderness and mountain instructor with Outward Bound and the National Outdoor Leadership School. Gary earned a B.Sc. in Sociology from the University of Oregon, and a M.Sc. in the interdisciplinary Environmental Studies Program at the University of Montana. He lives in the East Bay with his wife and daughter.
|Scott Edwards, Co-Director of Climate & Energy Program of Food & Water Watch
Scott Edwards is co-director of the Food & Water Justice project. He has brought cases against the U.S. Navy for the bombing of the island of Vieques, prosecuted U.S. energy companies in Canadian courts for contamination of waterways and has been very active against factory farms in both North Carolina and the Chesapeake region. Prior to getting his law degree and entering the practice of environmental law, Scott taught ecology and environmental sciences to New York City high school students. He works out of the New York office of Food & Water Watch.
|Andrea Miller, Co-Executive Director, People Demanding Action
Andrea Miller is the Executive Director of People Demanding Action, a multi-issue advocacy group. Her personal issues include climate justice, voting rights, Medicare for All, trade and the Equal Rights Amendment. Andrea is both a community organizer and a digital advocacy expert. She is on the steering committee of Interfaith Moral Action on Climate and hosted the Progressive Round Table. She has appeared on the Thom Hartmann show and is the Executive Producer of PDAction Radio. As an IT professional, Andrea is responsible for PDAction’s digital strategy and customizes advocacy tools for small- to medium-size organizations through the Progressive Support Project. In 2008 Andrea was the Democratic Nominee for Congress from Virginia’s 4th District.