Saad Amer

Environmentalist, climate justice activist
CoFounder, Plus1Vote

DAY 1 | 2 JULY

BUILDING SUSTAINABILITY KNOWLEDGE

Communicating science

  • Building influence

  • Decoding and communicating the science

  • Bridging the gaps in knowledge. How to research and understand and then communicate that effectively, where you are not an expert

What you can gain:

  • How to communicate the science in a clear and easy to explain way

  • Using social media to communicate the science

Saad Amer is an environmentalist, climate justice activist and the CoFounder of Plus1Vote, an organisation dedicated to improving voter turnout and improving representation in our democracy. Reaching millions, the organisation rallies voters on issues like climate change, social justice and voting rights and has worked with the likes of Al Gore, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Taylor Swift. 


He is a consultant to the United Nations and served as an Expert Reviewer for a recent IPCC report. As an Advisor to the National Parks Conservation Association, he helped secure $6.5 billion dollars in funding for the National Parks. He has researched the impacts of climate change on the ground in the Indian Himalayas with USAID, co-created Harvard University’s inaugural Sustainability Plan, and discovered a new hybrid species in French Polynesia. He has written for National Geographic, PBS and the World Bank, and has spoken at the United Nations, the Brookings Institute, and TEDx. 


He went to Harvard University where he studied Environmental Science and Public Policy with a minor in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology. He was a Fellow at Yale University’s Public Voices on the Climate Crisis with The OpEd Project.

Saad Amer is an environmentalist, climate justice activist and the CoFounder of Plus1Vote, an organisation dedicated to improving voter turnout and improving representation in our democracy. Reaching millions, the organisation rallies voters on issues like climate change, social justice and voting rights and has worked with the likes of Al Gore, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Taylor Swift. 


He is a consultant to the United Nations and served as an Expert Reviewer for a recent IPCC report. As an Advisor to the National Parks Conservation Association, he helped secure $6.5 billion dollars in funding for the National Parks. He has researched the impacts of climate change on the ground in the Indian Himalayas with USAID, co-created Harvard University’s inaugural Sustainability Plan, and discovered a new hybrid species in French Polynesia. He has written for National Geographic, PBS and the World Bank, and has spoken at the United Nations, the Brookings Institute, and TEDx. 


He went to Harvard University where he studied Environmental Science and Public Policy with a minor in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology. He was a Fellow at Yale University’s Public Voices on the Climate Crisis with The OpEd Project.

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