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Joseph A. Stanislaw is founder of the advisory firm The JAStanislaw Group, specializing in strategy, sustainability, and environmentally sound investment in energy and technology. He is also an independent senior advisor for energy and sustainability to Deloitte. He was one of three founders of Cambridge Energy Research Associates and served as its president and until the sale of the firm in 2004. He is an adjunct professor in the Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences at Duke University, where he is a member of the board of advisors for the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is also the co-author, with Daniel Yergin, of The Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy, and author of Energy in Flux: The 21st Century’s Greatest Challenge, used as the basis for a one-hour PBS documentary.
Eric Pooley is senior vice president for strategy and communications at the Environmental Defense Fund. An award-winning writer and editor, he has served as chief political correspondent of Time, editor of Time Europe, managing editor of Fortune, and deputy editor of Bloomberg Businessweek. Eric began his journalism career as a freelance reporter in East Germany before the fall of the Berlin Wall. In the late 1980s and early 1990s he was an award-winning feature writer, political columnist and senior editor for New York magazine. He joined Time in 1995 as its White House correspondent and went on to serve as the magazine’s chief political correspondent and national editor.
In 2002 Eric was named editor of Time Europe, the London-based international edition of Time, and three years later he became managing editor of Fortune, responsible for all global editorial operations of the magazine. In 2007 he left Time Inc. and began work on The Climate War. In 2009 he began writing a climate and energy column for Bloomberg News, and in February 2010 he was named deputy editor of Bloomberg BusinessWeek.
Eric has written about climate politics for Time, Slate, Bloomberg News and other publications. In the fall of 2008 he studied press coverage of the issue at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, where he was a Kalb Fellow at the Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy. He was a featured commentator in Heat, the 2008 PBS Frontline global warming documentary, and has appeared on Nightline, Charlie Rose, The CBS Evening News, NBC Nightly News, Larry King Live, Anderson Cooper 360, All Things Considered, and many other programs. He is a magna cum laude graduate of Brown University and lives with his wife and two daughters in New York.
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