About Us

Empowering individuals and decisions-makers to act on climate change

Climate change is the single biggest global threat to our way of life. It is already impacting our lives. Everyday. Everywhere.

Information on climate change is difficult to understand, misreported and usually questioned. It is perceived as a complex, uncertain, global and long-term issue for most people.

As a result, action to address climate change has been delayed and neglected. Concern about the threat of climate change has not translated into action to address it.

Information is critical to increase public understanding and action.

This is why we analyze, research, produce and disseminate accessible information based on science to engage everyone, everywhere to act on climate change.

Mission

Our mission is to increase awareness that encourages actions through researching, analyzing, producing and disseminating information.

Our Distinct Approach to Climate Action

Our distinct approach to climate action is based on:

Accesible Information

We create accessible information on climate change based on science. We analyze, use and combine available scientific research and data.

Climate Scientists

We partner with top climate scientists from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change who validate our research and information.

Global Reach

Because the media is the most effective channel to reach the public, we disseminate our messages globally through the media to promote climate action.

Our Team

Our team includes a core team and a panel of climate scientists

Our core team

Marshall Hoffman, President. He is an economist and a journalist, who has worked on development, the environment, poverty alleviation and the media for more than 40 years. He is a best-selling author and a former syndicated columnist from The New York Times Syndicate and a producer from CBS radio.

Gabriel Juricich, Vice President and founder of our partner organization Fundación Ecológica Universal, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. 

Liliana Hisas, Executive Director. She is our lead researcher and team coordinator. 

Our panel of climate scientists

Our panel of climate scientists is led by:

Sir Robert Watson, former Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), World Bank’s Chief Scientist for Sustainable Development and a White House Senior Adviser.

Dr. Pablo Canziani, former Lead Author of the IPCC Working Group I and chapter author of UNEP/WMO Quadrennial Ozone Assessments. He is a Senior Scientist at the National Scientific and Technical Research Council and Professor at the National Technological University in Argentina. He is Co-founder and a Member of UNESCO’s Regional Center for Climate Change and Decision-Making in Latin America and Academic of the Argentine Academy of Environmental Sciences. 

Prof. Dr. Nebojsa Nakicenovic, Director of The World In 2050. He was the Deputy Director General of IIASA and is a tenured Professor of Energy Economics at Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien). He was a Convening Lead Author of the IPCC Working Group III, Convening Lead Author of the Special Report on Emissions Scenarios, a Member of the United Nations Secretary General High-Level Technical Group and the Co-chair of the Global Carbon Project.

The Universal Ecological Fund (FEU-US) was incorporated under the laws of the District of Columbia, United States of America, in 2005.

We are a a nonprofit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.

FEU-US shares its goal, values and objectives with its partner organization, Fundación Ecológica Universal (FEU), founded in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1990.

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