Michael Berryhill

Michael Berryhill is a professor of journalism and the former chair of journalism in the School of Communication at Texas Southern University.

Dominic Boyer

Dominic Boyer is an anthropology professor at Rice University, specializing in the study of energy, climate, politics and society.

Ann Hamilton

Ann Hamilton was formerly senior grant officer at Houston Endowment, a major philanthropy.

Katharine Hayhoe

Katharine Hayhoe, an atmospheric scientist, is chief scientist of The Nature Conservancy and a faculty member at Texas Tech University.

Neal Lane

Neal Lane is the senior fellow for science and technology policy at the Baker Institute for Public Policy at Rice University. He was formerly director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and director of the National Science Foundation.

Larry McKinney

Larry McKinney, a biologist, is the former senior executive director at the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and a board member of Palacios Marine Agricultural Research.

John Nielsen-Gammon

John Nielsen-Gammon is regents professor of atmospheric sciences at Texas A&M University.

Camille Parmesan

Camille Parmesan is a professor in the Marine Institute at Plymouth University in the U.K. She is also an adjunct professor in the Department of Geological Sciences and a senior research fellow in the Environmental Science Institute at the University of Texas at Austin.

Andrew Sansom

Andrew Sansom is the founder and former executive director of the Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University, where he is a professor of practice in the Department of Geography. He is a former executive director of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and Texas Nature Conservancy.

Larry Soward

Larry Soward is a former commissioner of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

Robert Harriss (1941-2021)

Among various positions during his career, Robert Harriss was a professor and fellow at several universities, a mission scientist at NASA and director of its Earth Science Division, and president and CEO of the Houston Advanced Research Center.

Ron Sass (1932-2024)

In a decades-long career at Rice University, Ron Sass worked in several scientific disciplines, was a renowned teacher, helped reduce greenhouse gas emissions from rice farming and was the fellow in global climate change at the Baker Institute for Public Policy.

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