S. Jacob Scherr Senior Advisor, Natural Resources Defense Council

S. Jacob Scherr is an international attorney and advocate with the Natural Resources Defense Council in Washington, DC. Over his long career with NRDC, he has addressed the full range of global environmental issues, including nuclear weapons, climate change, and biodiversity. Jacob is currently leading NRDC's "Race to Rio" campaign to assure that the June 2012 Rio+20 Earth Summit results in real progress towards a low-carbon green economy. He blogs on NRDC's Switchboard.