Andy Lipkis

Andy Lipkis

Andy Lipkis, founder (at age 18 in 1973) and President of TreePeople, which has mobilized volunteers to plant and care for over two million trees in the Los Angeles region, is a highly influential, award-winning activist and social entrepreneur, renowned for developing urban watershed management solutions to protect cities against droughts and floods, prevent water and air pollution, and mitigate and adapt to climate change.

www.treepeople.org

Session(s):

California: Global Game-Changer for Climate Leadership – Thursday, October 16, 2014

Watering Down: Water Management Strategies for Climate Change – Saturday, October 18, 2014

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