Earth Day Live Internet TV with Thought Leaders and Gamechangers

Earth Day Live Internet TV with Thought Leaders and Gamechangers
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Phew. It’s been a long day. We just wrapped up our final interview for a really exciting Earth Day event we’re taking part in on ClimateTV.

We’ve interviewed thought leaders and gamechangers on the issue of climate change and the environment and will be running them back-to-back all day on ClimateTV.

Here’s a quick video we did explaining what’s all happening tomorrow:

Guests for this all-day Earth Day event include:

Dr. Andrew Weaver, a climatologist at the University of Victoria and author of Keeping our Cool: Canada in a Warming World.

Josh Dorfman, author of The Lazy Environmentalist: Your Guide to Easy, Stylish, Green Living and star of Sundance Channel’s TV series The Lazy Environmentalist.

Maggie Fox
, CEO and President of Al Gore’s Alliance for Climate Protection

Erin Carlson, Director of Yahoo! Green

Joe Romm, popular blogger at ClimateProgress.org and author of the new book, Straight Up: America’s fiercest climate blogger takes on the status quo.

Kate Sheppard, Environmental Reporter for Mother Jones Magazine

JW Randolph
, Legislative Associate for Appalachian Voices, a West Virginia grassroots organization fighting to end the practice of mountain top removal

Phil Radford
, Executive Director of Greenpeace USA

Cliff Schecter,
political columnist and author of The Real McCain: Why Conservatives Don’t Trust Him—And Why Independents Shouldn’t

Katharine Hayhoe,
climate scientist at Texas Tech University and author of A Climate for Change: Global Warming Facts for Faith-Based Decisions

Nate Byer, Earth Day Network’s 2010 Earth Day Campaign Director

Nick Miller,
Founder, President and CEO of Xool Labs, Executive Producer of ClimateTV

ClimateTV will also be airing an online broadcast premiere of the award-winning documentary No Impact Man starting at 3:30pm pacific, 6:30pm eastern. The screening will be followed by a live interactive panel discussion with special guests Jennifer Prediger, also known as “Ask Umbra” on Grist.org, David Beers, founding editor of The Tyee.ca, Kim Thee, ClimateTV host and Kevin Grandia, yours truly 🙂

Earth Day Live Internet TV with Thought Leaders and Gamechangers

Kevin is a contributor and strategic adviser to DeSmogBlog.

He runs the digital marketing agency Spake Media House. Named a “Green Hero” by Rolling Stone Magazine and one of the “Top 50 Tweeters” on climate change and environment issues, Kevin has appeared in major news media outlets around the world for his work on digital campaigning.

Kevin has been involved in the public policy arena in both the United States and Canada for more than a decade. For five years he was the managing editor of DeSmogBlog.com. In this role, Kevin’s research into the “climate denial industry” and the right-wing think tank networks was featured in news media articles around the world. He is most well known for his ground-breaking research into David and Charles Koch’s massive financial investments in the Republican and tea party networks.

Kevin is the first person to be designated a “Certified Expert” on the political and community organizing platform NationBuilder.

Prior to DeSmogBlog, Kevin worked in various political and government roles. He was Senior Advisor to the Minister of State for Multiculturalism and a Special Assistant to the Minister of State for Asia Pacific, Foreign Affairs for the Government of Canada. Kevin also worked in various roles in the British Columbia provincial government in the Office of the Premier and the Ministry of Health.

In 2008 Kevin co-founded a groundbreaking new online election tool called Vote for Environment which was later nominated for a World Summit Award in recognition of the world’s best e-Content and innovative ICT applications.

Kevin moved to Washington, DC in 2010 where he worked for two years as the Director of Online Strategy for Greenpeace USA and has since returned to his hometown of Vancouver, Canada.

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