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Biography

Bob Doppelt founded and coordinates the International Transformational Resilience Coalition (ITRC), a national and global network of mental health, social service, climate, education, faith, and other organizations working to enact policies and programs to prevent and heal the psychological, emotional, and behavioral problems generated by the climate emergency and engage people in climate solutions. For almost a decade he directed the Climate Leadership Initiative in the Institute for a Sustainable Environment at the University of Oregon where he also taught systems thinking and global warming policy. Bob is trained in both counseling psychology and environmental science and has combined the two fields throughout his career. For the past 35 years he has also practiced socially engaged Buddhism. In 2015 he as named as one of the world's "50 Most Talented Social Innovators" by the CRS World Congress.