Paul Loeb and Deron Lovaas
Lovaas, Natural Resource Defense Council. Loeb, Author, Soul of a Citizen

Paul Rogat Loeb is the author of The Impossible Will Take a Little While: A Citizen's Guide to Hope in a Time of Fear, named the #3 political book of 2004 by the History Channel and the American Book Association, and winner of the Nautilus Award for best social change book of the year. The Impossible is now in its nineteenth printing. Paul's previous books include Soul of a Citizen: Living With Conviction in a Cynical Time, which has spread by word of mouth from 3,000 in the stores to over 100,000 in print. Paul is also the author of Generation at the Crossroads, Nuclear Culture, and Hope in Hard Times, and speaks at conferences and colleges nationwide.

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Deron Lovaas is the Federal Transportation Policy Director for NRDC. He has worked at the intersection of transportation, energy and environmental policy for fifteen years and recently served as the chief strategist for major bipartisan oil savings policy and the 2005 federal transportation bill. He is also a member of the Board of 2020 Vision, an energy and security group, and Chair of the Air Quality Public Advisory Committee for the metropolitan Washington, D.C. region. Deron has authored numerousanalyses, reports and articles and has his own blog at Previous to his seven years at NRDC, Deron worked, among other places, for the National Wildlife Federation, the Sierra Club and Maryland's Department of Environment. Deron is a graduate of the University of Virginia who grew up in other countries including Honduras, Panama and Niger.