2013 Laureates

Policy Leadership [co-winner]

Janez Potočnik
Slovenia
Biography | Video | Acceptance Speech

Policy Leadership [co-winner]

Izabella Teixeira
Brazil
Biography | Video

Science & Innovation

Veerabhadran Ramanathan
USA/India
Biography | Video | Acceptance Speech

Entrepreneurial Vision [co-winner]

Brian McClendon
Google Earth
USA
Biography | Video | Acceptance Speech

Entrepreneurial Vision [co-winner]

Jack Dangermond
Environmental Systems Research Institute
USA
Biography | Video | Acceptance Speech

Inspiration & Action [co-winner]

Carlo Petrini
Founder of Slow Food
Italy
Biography | Video | Acceptance Speech

Inspiration & Action [co-winner]

Martha Isabel Ruiz Corzo
Community-Based Conservation Advocate
Mexico
Biography | Video

Quotes

Veerabhadran Ramanathan, USA/India
Champion of the Earth 2013 - Science and Innovation

Policymakers across the world are realizing that through cost-effective actions such as reducing methane emissions from natural gas and oil production, major reductions in short-lived climate pollutants can be achieved, with significant add-on benefits for health and food security.


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