Government’s Role in Climate Action with Caroline Spears
Hosts Katherine Gorman and James Lawler interview Caroline Spears, founder and executive director of Climate Cabinet, a nonprofit that helps local, state, and federal candidates run and legislate on climate change. They discuss what the government needs to do at the local, state, and federal levels to solve the climate crisis.
Caroline Spears is the founder and director of Climate Cabinet, which supports climate campaign messaging. Before Climate Cabinet, she worked in solar project finance, analyzing 6 GW of solar in 8 markets that represent ~$7.2 billion in solar investment. Caroline graduated with her B.S. and M.S. in Atmosphere and Energy Engineering from Stanford University.
Katherine Gorman is a podcast host for Climate Now. She has worked for terrestrial public radio stations across the US, and is also co-host of the podcast “The Talking Machines”. She is excited to democratize the climate conversation and to learn and share knowledge from experts in the field.
James Lawler is the founder of Climate Now. James started Climate Now as a way to learn about climate change and our energy system. Climate Now’s mission is to distill and communicate the science of our changing climate, the technologies that could help us avoid a climate crisis, and the economic and policy pathways to achieve net zero emissions globally. James is also the founder of Osmosis Films, a creative studio.