Speaker Bios

 

Michael Foster:  Michael Foster works with children from 8-14, preparing them to be “climate justice ambassadors”, through his local chapter of a worldwide campaign. He speaks to and works with kids (to teach them to be climate justice ambassadors). 

William McPherson is a retired environmental diplomat with 21 years’ service in the U.S. Foreign Service, including assignments in Tokyo and Geneva. He has continued his work on international environmental issues, after retirement, working with Earth Negotiations Bulletin, a newsletter on environmental negotiations. He is an activist with the Sierra Club, working on issues of climate change and coal exports. He recently authored the book Ideology v Science: Climate Change Denial.