Joe Romm

Long recognised as a treasure to the environment, American author, blogger and climate expert Joe Romm has been battling on the frontlines of climate change advocacy for decades. As a writer, his books, such as Climate Change: What Everyone Needs to Know, are regarded as some of the most crucial primers you can find to educate yourself on the core science surrounding climate change. He has developed the Climate Progress blog into one of the most important resources for green issues. Romm uses his strong media presence and voice to help continually advance awareness of the pressing need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and how we can transition away from fossil fuels.

Location: Washington DC

Age: 57