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A Matter of Degree

investigates the barriers and benefits of implementing a clean energy economy and addressing today’s changing climate. We gather the lions and leaders of industry, visionaries, and the brightest minds to reveal their work and ideas for solutions to climate change. We condense complex issues into simplified usable information so you, the viewer, are empowered to act.

Sally Ranney, Anchor

Sally Ranney, a renowned environmental specialist and green business strategist, has years of experience in the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors with water, energy and land use policy; sustainable development, wildlife management and biodiversity. She has worked with several U.S. Presidents, including Carter and Clinton, and was appointed by President Reagan to serve on the President’s Commission on American Outdoors.

Ms. Ranney was a fellow at the Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and the School of Organization and Management (SOM) and appointed to Project 88, Harvard Kennedy School of Government. She founded Corridors of Life, the first and largest GIS project an NGO had ever undertaken in the U.S. Sally was Co-Chair in the Clinton transition team to develop a $650 million conservation youth corps, major components of which were included in AmeriCorps. Representative awards include the Horace Albright Award and the Meritorious Conservation Award.

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Sally is currently President of AREI (American Renewable Energy Institute); CEO of Stillwater Preservation, a wetlands mitigation banking company; Co-Founder of “A Matter of Degree”; Managing Partner of American Renewable Energy Equity Partners, LLC, and President of Rising Wolf International, Inc., a specialized consulting group. She is Co-Founder of WECAN (Women's Earth and Climate Action Network) which engages women grassroots activists, Indigenous and business leaders, scientists, policy makers, farmers, academics and culture-shapers in collaboration, with the goal of stopping the escalation of climate change and environmental and community degradation, while accelerating the implementation of sustainability solutions through women’s empowerment, partnerships, hands-on trainings, advocacy campaigns, and political, economic, social and environmental action.





Sally Ranney's Upcoming Engagements

Sally Ranney

Speaking at the IUCN Congress in Sydney, Australia - Nov 12-19, 2014 

Attending UNFCCC COP 20 in Lima, Peru, December 1-12, 2014

Rights of Nature Tribunal, Lima, Peru, December 5th & 6th, 2014

People's Climate Summit, Lima, Peru, December 9-12, 2014

WECAN US Summit, May 3-4, 2015, Washington D.C.

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