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Local Leadership Global Change

Highlighting the extraordinary work of organizations around the world who are accelerating the energy transition in their own countries and communities.


  • Lidy Nacpil and Asian Peoples’ Movement on Debt and Development
  • Red Constantino and the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities
  • Sara Jane Ahmed and the Climate Vulnerable Forum


  • Sharif Jami and the Poribesh Andolon (BAPA) environmental movement
  • Syeda Rizwana Hasan and the Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA)

Navajo Nation & Hopi Tribe

  • Nicole Horseherder, Executive Director, Tó Nizhóní Ání [‘Sacred Water Speaks’]
  • Percy Deal, Founding Member & Community Liaison, Tó Nizhóní Ání
  • Wahleah Johns, Director, Office of Indian Energy, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Ben Nuvamsa, Former Chairman of the Hopi Tribe


  • Michał Hetmański, President, energy think tank Instrat
  • Diana Maciaga, Pracownia Na Rzecz Wszystkich Istot [‘Workshop for all Beings’]
  • Ilona Jedrasik, ClientEarth
  • Sophie Marjanac, ClientEarth
  • Kuba Gogolewski, Rozwój TAK – Odkrywki NIE


South Korea

Puerto Rico

  • Ingrid Vila Biaggi and CAMBIO, Puerto Rico 


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