Megafires, prolonged drought, Category 5 storms, sea level rise, and new disease vectors. These are the worsening climate catastrophes we are seeing play out across the U.S. While a depressing scenario, the deteriorating situation does hold increasing optimism that it can be reversed. Tune in our Zoom webinar and learn about the solutions to climate change already available and those coming soon.
Gary H. White is a Climate Activist trained by Former Vice President Al Gore and his Climate Reality Project (CRP). Gary’s role with the CRP SF Bay Area chapter is to educate and motivate people in the Bay Area to learn about and address the climate emergency. Mr. White has given 250 climate presentations to over 16,000 people to date.
Mr. White is also the Founder and Group Leader of the San Mateo chapter of Extinction Rebellion. XR uses non-violent direct action tactics to call attention to the increasing severity of the climate emergency and demand an aggressive response by the U.S. government and the business community to limit the damage.
Currently retired, Mr. White spent nearly 30 years as a Human Resources Executive in the Silicon Valley with Apple, Intuit, and Palm. In addition to HR, Mr. White was responsible for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at his workplaces over the final 15 years of his career in high tech.
He holds a B.A. from Stony Brook University, a Masters from UC Berkeley, and an Executive Education Certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility from the Harvard Business School. Mr. White lives in Belmont, CA with his wife of 20 years and is an active member of the Rotary Club of San Mateo.