Sarene Marshall is the managing director for The Nature Conservancy's Global Climate Change Team. She works with governments, scientists and local communities around the world to build awareness about and prepare people for the worst consequences of climate change. With the increasing number of 100-degree summer days where she lives, in Arlington, Virginia, she notes that "it’s no longer as simple as letting your kids explore nature in their school-free summer days. Our family has had to change our summer schedule so that my two girls can get to the pool when it opens at 9 a.m. and be back inside during peak hot hours. Rather than lots of bike-riding, we’ve had to play more puzzles and games, and the girls have put on more indoor performances this summer."


  • Best of luck!

    Bernadine Bacon-Irwin commented on Sep 09 11 at 2:35 am Reply
  • Sarene – good luck I hope you win. Keep trying to make people aware of Climate Change and not to sit on the sidelines but to jump into the game and participate. I hear your message LOUD & CLEAR. Thanks for all you do.



    Maritza Guerra commented on Sep 09 11 at 1:43 pm Reply
  • Sarene, You are such an inspiration to all, not only as an amazing mother but as someone who truly cares about the planet.There is only one earth and it is up to all of us to take care of it.You have showed with all of your hard work how much you are trying to protect it and make it a greener place for future generations. Thank-you for all you do and best of luck! xoxo

    Crystal Ruggiero commented on Sep 11 11 at 2:19 pm Reply
  • Sarene you are an amazing Mom, wife, daughter, sister & employee. You follow old-fashioned virtues and values, while portaying modern education & creativity. You follow the farming genes of our ancestors & teaching your girls the value of fresh foods & eating healthy.Your ” love gift a day” while youtravel has been passed down to you but you have kept it dear so the girls will always know you are working for them and a better world.

    Jo-Ann Di Lorenzo commented on Sep 12 11 at 2:46 am Reply

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