About Us

As the nation and world experience climate impacts of increasing frequency and ferocity one question has become central and urgent. How quickly can we execute a maximum speed global climate rescue plan? And what would be the impact on global temperature and other key metrics of such a maximum speed transformation? Climate North Star is a plan that answers these questions in a scientifically grounded way.

Climate North Star white paper contributors

David Merrill

Project Director
Climate North Star

Mark Chavez

Climate justice organizer

Dr. Dominick DellaSala

Chief Scientist, Wild Heritage,
a project of the Earth Island Institute

Steve Nelson

Independent energy researcher

Jeremy Drake

Certified Associate & Instructor
Zero Waste USA

Dr. Scott Denning

Professor of Atmospheric Science
Colorado State University

Dr. Marshall McDaniel

Associate professor of Agronomy
Iowa State University