Graciela Chichilnisky has worked extensively on the Kyoto Protocol, creating and designing the carbon market that became international law in 2005 and wrote the wording for the carbon market into the Kyoto Protocol at the COP in Kyoto in December 1997.
The Washington Post calls her an “A-List Star” and Time Magazine calls her a “Hero of the Environment”. U.S. Congressman, Jay Inslee wrote that her work is “revolutionary for the international community”. A world-renowned economist, she is the creator of the formal theory of Sustainable Development and acted as Lead US Author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which received the Nobel Prize in 2007. Her pioneering work uses innovative market mechanisms to create Green Capitalism. She acts as a special adviser to several UN organizations and heads of state.
Dr. Chichilnisky is CEO and Co-Founder of Global Thermostat, (www.Globalthermostat.com) a company that has created a “Carbon Negative Technology”™ that captures CO2 from air and transforms it into profitable assets such as biofuels, food, beverages and enhanced oil recovery.