Carolyn Raffensperger

Carolyn Raffensperger

Carolyn Raffensperger is Executive Director of the Science and Environmental Health Network. In 1982, she left a career as an archaeologist in the Southwestern United States to join the environmental movement. As an environmental lawyer, she specializes in the fundamental changes in law and policy necessary to protect public health and the environment. She is best known for her work on the precautionary principle and developing a legal framework to assert the rights of future generations to a habitable planet.Carolyn is co-editor of Precautionary Tools for Reshaping Environmental Policy (2006) and Protecting Public Health and the Environment: Implementing the Precautionary Principle (1999).

GTI Contributions
Commentary on Meaning, Religion, and a Great Transition - Carolyn Raffensperger
Roundtable
Contribution to GTI Roundtable "Religion and a GT"
An exchange on the essay Meaning, Religion, and a Great Transition

December 2014



Commentary on Monetizing Nature - Carolyn Raffensperger
Roundtable
Contribution to GTI Roundtable "Monetizing Nature"
An exchange on the viewpoint Monetizing Nature: Taking Precaution on a Slippery Slope

August 2014