Our Team

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STEPHAN SAVARESE

CO-FOUNDER, PRESIDENT, BOARD MEMBER

A research engineer and since 2016, an independent science advisor for the industry, research institutions and government. He became involved in climate change information when he joined the NGO SLC – Sauvons Le Climat (savetheclimate.org), with a focus on climate science and global warming mitigation.

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BOB WORNAN

CO-FOUNDER, STRATEGIC VALIDATION, ONLINE LIBRARY MANAGER, BOARD MEMBER

Retired computer and technology consultant, interested in promoting carbon free energy using proven, cost effective technology, and promoting national initiatives to reduce carbon dioxide generation by a factor of four on a world-wide basis by 2050 as per the IPCC mitigation scenarios.

Bob manages our Document Library and Interactive Charts.

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LIZA TOTH

CO-FOUNDER, VICE PRESIDENT, BOARD MEMBER

A retired US attorney now living in Hampshire, UK. After 25 years as an intellectual property attorney in private practice and high tech firms in Silicon Valley, she has begun a transition to environmental activism. This transition was catalyzed by Franny Armstrong’s film, “The Age of Stupid.”

Recalling her own resistance to watching the film, and the resistance of others with whom she tried to share it, she is all too aware of the psychological challenges of coming to grips with the seriousness of impending environmental changes. This awareness motivates her work with Hans Joergen and his team to help bring about the level of awareness and activity needed to keep the planet habitable for humans and wildlife.

Liza’s hobbies include wildlife photography and European languages (particularly French, German, Italian, Russian, Hungarian and Spanish).
 

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CHARLES APPLEBY

CO-FOUNDER, DEPUTY TREASURER, BOARD MEMBER

Could people really allow climate change to wreck our planet? After the Paris Agreement by World Leaders in December 2015, I am very concerned at the slow progress with the essential action required to reduce and remove CO2. Having spent 20+ years in sales, working for major computer companies, my instinct is the Paris Agreement is going to get implemented only if enough of us show politicians and World Leaders we want them to take action to keep global warming well below 2C.

It’s time to reach out to the wider public and inform them about the threats and solutions to climate change, and what people can do about it. That’s why I am leading the N0CO2 project for Saving Our Planet – to make it easy for people to help stop climate change.

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JULIE WORNAN

CO-FOUNDER, TREASURER, BOARD MEMBER

Julie as been active for many causes: against war, for nuclear disarmament, against ethnic cleansing, for human rights.

She co-founded AMIFELINS, a French association for the protection of felines in nature. But James Hansen’s book Storms of my Grandchildren convinced her that climate change is the greatest threat to our future. Realizing that young people particularly need to understand the situation, as they will bear the brunt of the changes but are also the future leaders and decision-makers, she wrote the illustrated novel Let’s Save our Planet (and its French version, Sauvons la Planète), which in a lively and creative way explains the danger of climate change to young people.

Her hobbies include photography and writing speculative fiction.

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ERNEST MOCKUS

CTO, BOARD MEMBER

Ernest is our IT guy. He has been active for many causes: against war, for nuclear disarmament, against ethnic cleansing, for human rights...

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GEORGE MONBIOT

HONORARY MEMBER

George Monbiot is a British writer known for his environmental and political activism. He writes a weekly column for The Guardian, and is the author of a number of books, including Captive State: The Corporate Takeover of Britain and Feral: Searching for Enchantment on the Frontiers of Rewilding.

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BRICE LALONDE

HONORARY MEMBER

Brice Lalonde was French Minister for the Environment from 1988 to 1992. He founded the environmental party "Génération Ecologie” (Environmental Generation), which he headed from 1992 to 2002. Brice Lalonde served as French Ambassador for Climate Change negotiations from 2007 to 2011, and was Executive Coordinator of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro in 2012. He is now President of the NGO EdEN (Équilibre des Énergies) which promotes low-carbon energy in France and Europe.

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