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Addressee Profile: Gary Knell, CEO of NPR

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Gary Knell is the president and CEO of NPR. He made our list by heading up one of the largest news outlets in the world ranked by audience size.     Positive Moves NPR has explicitly stated that climate change is a scientific fact and that humans are to blame. [source] They have explicitly challenged   …Continue Reading

Addressee Profile: Vladimir Putin, President of Russia

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Vladimir Putin is the President of Russia. He made our list by heading up the world’s fourth biggest emitter of greenhouse gases.         Positive Moves: In December 2012, under the umbrella of the President’s administration, Russia created a working group on climate change and sustainable development. [source] Russia’s greenhouse gas emissions have   …Continue Reading

Addressee Profile: Warren Buffett

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Warren Buffett is an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. Buffett is the primary shareholder, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He made our list by being the fourth wealthiest person on Earth. Positive Moves Buffett appears to believe climate change is real. [source] Berkshire Hathaway has invested extensively in solar power, wind energy and   …Continue Reading

Addressee Profile: Jeff Fager, Chairman of CBS News

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Jeff Fager is the Chairman of CBS News. He made our list by heading up one of the top ten news outlets (ranked by audience size).   Positive Moves CBS ties climate change to other issues, such as energy, human violence, and drought. [1 2 3] CBS News overtly connects extreme weather events to man-made   …Continue Reading

Addressee profile: John Watson, CEO of Chevron

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John Watson has been the CEO of the Chevron Corporation since January 1, 2010. He made our list by heading up the fourth largest oil and gas company by revenue.     Positive Moves Chevron invests in many renewable/green technologies. [source] Watson supports eliminating government subsidies for fossil fuel companies. [source] Why it’s not enough   …Continue Reading

Addressee Profile: Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, President of Indonesia

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Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has been President of Indonesia since 2004. He made our list by heading up the fourth highest greenhouse gas emitting country in the world.     Positive Moves Yudhoyono, approved a two-year extension to a 2011 moratorium that bars new logging and palm oil plantation permits under a $1 billion. The deal preserves   …Continue Reading

Addressee Profile: Ben Sherwood, President of ABC News

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Ben Sherwood is the president of ABC News. He made our list by heading up the largest broadcasting company in the world (by revenue) — and one of the Big Three television networks.   Positive Moves ABC’s Earth 2100 provided a mainstream audience with a vision of the toll climate change, overpopulation, and the misuses   …Continue Reading

Addressee Profile: Bill Gates

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Bill Gates made our list of addressees by being the world’s second richest parent in 2012 (he’s actually #1 in 2013). [source]   Positive Moves Gates is pro-carbon tax and made it clear that if he had one wish for the world, it would be to solve the coming climate crisis. [source] He attempts to   …Continue Reading

Addressee Profile: Brian Williams, Managing Editor of NBC News

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Brian Williams is the anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News. He made our list by being managing editor of the #1-rated newscast in America, with a weekly audience of approximately 10 million viewers. Positive Moves Williams called out the Koch brothers after mentioning the Richard Muller study, explaining how Muller’s results go against   …Continue Reading