Count Us In


The Methodology

Find out more about how we’ve selected the Don’t Look Up and Count Us In steps, determined impact and effort levels and calculated carbon emissions for those actions with direct impacts.

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Our Experts and Scientific Advisors We’d like to thank the scientific advisors who provided their expertise in the development of the action platform:

Dr. Johan Rockström, Chief Scientist for Conservation International, Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and Professor in Earth System Science at the University of Potsdam

Dr. Jon Foley, Environmental Scientist, Executive Director at Project Drawdown

Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, Climate Scientist, Chief Scientist for The Nature Conservancy, Distinguished Professor at Texas Tech University

Dr. Kristian Steensen Nielsen, Research Associate at the University of Cambridge Department of Psychology

Dr. Marshall Shepherd, Climate Scientist, Meteorologist and Professor at the University of Georgia's Department of Geography

Dr. Michael E. Mann, Climate Scientist and Professor of Atmospheric Science at Penn State

Dr. Peter Kalmus, Climate Scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab

Social scientists from Rare’s Center for Behavior & the Environment

We’d also like to thank the subject matter experts who helped inform key actions within the platform:

Talk About It: Dr. Connie Roser-Renouf (Research Scientist at the Center for Climate Change Communication at George Mason University), Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, (Climate Scientist, Chief Scientist for The Nature Conservancy, Distinguished Professor at Texas Tech University) and George Marshall (Founder of the Climate Outreach Information Network).

Join a Climate Group: Dr. Erica Chenoweth (Political scientist and Professor of Public Policy at Harvard University), Lindsay Crowder (Climate Program Director at Exposure Labs) and with input from Climate Nexus.

Make Your Money Count: Dr. Jon Hale (Global Head of Sustainability Research at Morningstar), Jeff Waller (Head of Sustainable Finance at Engie Impact) and Marilyn Waite (Managing Director, Climate Finance Fund).

Keep Politicians Accountable: Dr. Daniel Lashof (United States Director at the World Resources Institute), Dr. Leah Stokes (Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and affiliated with the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management and the Environmental Studies Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara), Ed Chen (Former Federal Communications Director at Natural Resources Defense Council) and Elizabeth Gore (Senior Vice President for Political Affairs at the Environmental Defense Fund)

Spark Ideas at Work: Jamie Beck Alexander (Director of Drawdown Labs at Project Drawdown) and Mike Barry (Former Director of Sustainable Business at Marks and Spencer)

Push for Climate Headlines: Dr. Genevieve Guenther (Founder and Director of End Climate Silence), Dr. Max Boykoff (Professor in the Environmental Studies Department at the University of Colorado Boulder and lead of the the Media and Climate Change Observatory) and Mark Hertsgaard (Co-founder and Executive Director of Covering Climate Now and the Environment Correspondent for The Nation)

Cut Food Waste, Eat More Veggies, Switch to Clean Energy, Get Around Greener and Fly Less: Calculated by Dr. Damien Lieber and his team of greenhouse gas accountants at ENGIE Impact and in alignment with the scientific research published by Dr. Chad Frischmann and his research team at Project Drawdown, a leading resource for climate solutions and modeling. Calculations reviewed by Dr. Jon Foley.

Be Kind to Your Mind: Dr. Britt Wray (Human and Planetary Health Postdoctoral Fellow at the Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health, Woods Institute for the Environment and London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine), Dr. Charles Ogunbode (Assistant Professor in Applied Psychology at the University of Nottingham), Dr. Gary Belkin (Visiting Scientist at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health), Dr. Lorraine Whitmarsh (Environmental Psychologist, Professor of Psychology at the University of Bath and Director of the Center for Climate Change and Social Transformations) and Dr. Susan Clayton (Professor of Psychology and Environmental Studies at the College of Wooster and visiting fellow at the Paris Institute for Advanced Studies)

We’re always looking to improve the accuracy and transparency of our platform, so any updates to our data references, list of advisors and calculations will be updated here too.