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Meeting the Challenges of a Changing Planet

In our lifetimes, a defining threat to human wellbeing is climate change. Far-reaching impacts such as ocean acidification, heat waves, droughts, and floods are already endangering species and exacerbating poverty, hunger, and the spread of disease. To continue down this path will mean devastating pressure on ecosystems and increased vulnerability for billions of people. We must act now – as individuals and communities, as business leaders, and as policymakers.

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    "Leaders on climate will be rewarded."

    Former Deputy Secretary and Chief Operating Officer of the U.S. Department of the Interior, Lynn Scarlett is Co-Chief External Affairs Officer at The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and the Global Climate Strategy Lead.

    In this role, Scarlett directs all policy in the United States and the 70 countries in which TNC operates. Scarlett also served at Interior as the Acting Secretary of the Interior in 2006.