Dr. William Moomaw is co-director of the Global Development and Environment Institute at Tufts University. He has been a lead author of five Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Reports. He is currently working on natural solutions to climate change with a focus on increasing carbon dioxide removal and sequestration by forests, wetlands and soils. His recent paper, authored with Susan A. Masino and Edward K. Faison, “Intact Forests in the United States: Proforestation Mitigates Climate Change and Serves the Greatest Good (2019),” was published in Frontiers in Forests and Global Change.
Dr. Sam Davis (uses pronoun they) earned a B.S. in Biology summa cum laude at Damean College, and a Ph.D. in Environmental Science in 2015 at Wright State University, with postdoctoral work at the University of California Merced. Dr. Davis is now translating science into action with the Dogwood Alliance in Asheville, NC, and is a principal researcher for “The Great American Stand,” a new report that examines the forest management opportunities for combating the climate crisis in the United States.