Episode 6 Guests:
Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ)
Senator Cory Booker has represented the state of New Jersey in the U.S. Senate since 2013. Booker has proven his steadfast commitment to standing up for what matters most to New Jerseyans, from advocating for more federal resources to modernize New Jersey’s transportation system, securing funds to continue the long recovery from Superstorm Sandy, to ensuring that our communities are safe from the effects of pollution and climate change.
In October 2017, Senator Booker introduced the Environmental Justice Act, which would strengthen protections for communities of color, low-income communities and indigenous communities.
Executive Director, Greenpeace USA
Annie began her career at Greenpeace in 1988 and has returned to help the organization inspire and mobilize millions of people to take action to create a more sustainable future together. She is based in San Francisco.
Deputy General Counsel, Greenpeace USA
Deepa represents Greenpeace USA, which is a defendant in two SLAPP suits brought by Resolute Forest Products and Energy Transfer Partners. Deepa has been with Greenpeace since 2011 and is based in Washington DC.
Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, League of Conservation Voters (LCV)
Tiernan directs LCV’s policy and government relations efforts with Congress and the Obama administration on a range of issues, including climate change, energy, public lands, water, and chemical policy reform. She works on LCV’s legislative accountability campaigns and oversees the National Environmental Scorecard.