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Jeffrey Ball

He’s reported on the auto and oil industries for The Wall Street Journal.

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Michael Bloomberg

New York City’s mayor, he's issued a plan to cut the city’s greenhouse gas emissions 30% by 2030.

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Jeff Goodell

A journalist and the author of Big Coal: The Dirty Secret Behind America's Energy Future.

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Dan Kammen

A specialist in renewable research at the University of California, Berkeley, he’s an adviser to Sen. Barack Obama and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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Maryann Keller

She’s been an analyst of the U.S. auto industry for three decades and is the author of several books on the industry.

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Vinod Khosla

He’s a leading venture capitalist who has invested hundreds of millions of dollars of his personal fortune in “green” start-ups.

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Ling Wen

He’s CEO of Shenhua Energy, China’s largest coal company and the second-largest coal company in the world.

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Beth Lowery

She’s General Motors’ vice president for environment, energy and safety policy

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Mindy Lubber

She’s president of Ceres, an investors and environmental leaders network that works to help business develop environmentally responsible practices.

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Rajendra Pachauri

An economist and chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change who’s been a much tougher advocate for climate change action than anyone expected.

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T. Boone Pickens

A billionaire Texas oilman who’s investing $10 billion to build the world’s biggest wind farm in the Texas panhandle.

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Jeffrey Sachs

An expert on global economics, he’s an outspoken proponent for climate change action.

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Stephen Schneider

A Stanford University scientist, he’s long been arguing the dangers of climate change and in the end says he is optimistic that the world will start acting.

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Jeroen van der Veer

He’s CEO of Royal Dutch Shell, the world’s second-largest oil company.

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Sen. Joseph Lieberman and Sen. John Warner

Co-sponsors of legislation that was Congress’ first serious attempt to institute federally regulated limits on industrial carbon emissions.

posted october 21, 2008

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