Jeff Green

Speakers Bureau / Jeff Green


Jeff is a resident of Glenview and has lived in the Chicago area for all but the four years he spent at Trinity College in Hartford, CT.   He has an MBA from the Kellogg School at Northwestern, and worked in IT for Kraft, Unilever, and AT&T for over 20 years.  His goals are addressing the fossil fuel-driven climate crisis, the loss of biodiversity, and income inequality. Jeff is a researcher, analyst, and communicator, and has used these skills in his role as co-leader of the Evanston chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby, the lead of the Divest, Defund, Desponsor team of our chapter, and board member of 350 Chicago. He has given presentations on climate change and carbon pricing to school groups, faith groups, and civic organizations.



A bit more:

Jeff led the chapter’s effort to persuade Chicago to sue fossil fuel companies. Now that the City has announced its lawsuit, he is working on persuading the State of Illinois to file its own suit.

Climate Reality Leadership Corps training:

Virtual, 2023

Home zip code: 

60025 (Glenview)

Miles willing to travel for a presentation:

< 25

Key topics like to focus on: 

The reality of climate change, threats to biodiversity, dangers of industrial agriculture, individual actions.

Ideal audience type: 


Favorite quote:

“If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop digging!”
 – Will Rogers


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