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Speaker and Panelist Biographies

ASP2021 Summer Symposium

Astrid Caldas

Astrid Caldas works on climate change adaptation, science communication, and equitable and just adaptation and resilience policies. She advocates for science and brings word of the science behind climate change impacts to elected officials, policy makers, town halls, radio shows, student panels, retirement homes, faith communities, and anything in between. Astrid holds degrees in Entomology, Ecology and Environmental Management and has been quoted widely, including in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Time Science, and People Magazine. She has appeared on numerous NPR stations, PBS, CBS, NBC, Fox, UnivisiĆ³n, and Telemundo. She tweets under the handle @climategeek.