Monday, August 01, 2005

About Richard Graves

Richard Graves is a climate activist, social entrepreneur, and online journalist. He currently serves as blogmaster for It's Getting Hot in Here - Dispatches from the Youth Climate Movement and as communications coordinator for the SustainUS youth delegation to the UN climate negotiations in Bali.

Richard helps over a hundred youth leaders from around the world tell their stories in the fight against global warming and for a more just and sustainable world.

He is a contributor to Celsias, Environmental Graffiti, DailyKos, and Watthead. He launched the Climate Netroots Project, as well as assisted in the launch of the Roosevelt Institution and the Genocide Intervention Fund.

Richard graduated from Macalester College with a B.A. in Asian and Environmental History, after founding the student group MacCARES and winning campaigns around green building, renewable energy investment, and energy conservation.

Richard believes that young people can use new media to create the revolutionary change necessary to solve global warming and give him his life back and enough time to enjoy cooking Japanese food and sculpting again!


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