The August 2016 episode of Climate One covering climate politics and economics features the economist Lord Nicolas Stern, environmentalist Tom Steyer, Google X's Andy Karsner, Governor Kate Brown and Governor Jay Inslee.
Governor Kate Brown
Kate Brown is an American politician who is the 38th and current Governor of the U.S. state of Oregon.
Governor Jay Inslee
Jay Robert Inslee is an American politician and lawyer who has served as the 23rd Governor of Washington since January 2013.
Alexander A. Karsner has served as Chief Executive Officer of Manifest Energy LLC, a clean energy infrastructure development and finance company, since July 2009. From March 2006 to August 2008, he served as Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy. From April 2002 to March 2006, Mr. Karsner was Managing Director of Enercorp LLC, a private company involved in international project development, management and financing of renewable energy infrastructure. Mr. Karsner has also worked with Tondu Energy Systems of Texas, Wartsila Power Development of Finland and other multi-national energy firms and developers. Mr. Karsner currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Codexis, Inc.
IG Patel Professor of Economics and Government, Chairman of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change
Tom Steyer is an American hedge fund manager, philanthropist, and environmentalist.