Caroline Spears

Caroline Spears

Executive Director

Climate Cabinet

Climate Cabinet Education

Nominated by Jaime Carlson

Caroline Spears is the founder of Climate Cabinet Education, which makes local climate change data and policy solutions actionable for policymakers on the frontlines of the climate crisis. Climate Cabinet Education makes sure critical local climate opportunities are on the map, and ensures that key players are equipped to advance bold climate action immediately.

Born in Houston, Texas, Caroline studied climate science and clean energy at Stanford University, graduating with her B.S. and M.S. in Atmosphere and Energy Engineering. Previously, she worked in solar energy. Caroline has received the 2021 “Grist Fixer” award, won a Henry Arnold Fellowship, and recently joined the Fast Forward Accelerator class of 2021.