Gabrielle Walker

Founder of Rethinking Removals & CUR8

  • Founder and Director of Valence Solutions
  • Global Ambassador for Client Earth
  • TEDx Talk: What You Need to Know About Carbon Removal
  • Former Climate Change Editor of the Nature Publishing Group
  • Former Features Editor of New Scientist
  • Presented The Secret Life of Ice and Every Breath We Take: Understanding the Atmosphere

Discover Gabrielle Walker’s biography of published work below.

Antarctica: An Intimate Portrait of the World’s Most Mysterious Continent
Snowball Earth
Snowball Earth
An Ocean of Air
An Ocean of Air: A Natural History of the Atmosphere
The Hot Topic
The Hot Topic: How to Tackle Global Warming and Still Keep the Lights On

When Gabrielle Walker is booked for events, they are known to discuss the following speaking topics:

Climate change
Net Zero Targets
Negative Emissions
ESG/Climate Investments
Renewable energy and new energy technologies
Circular Economy

Gabrielle Walker is a world-renowned thought leader on climate change carbon removal. Founder of Rethinking Removals and CUR8, Gabrielle works in conjunction with prominent global stakeholders to expedite the development of the carbon removals industry. An expert strategist and moderator focused on new energy, sustainability, and climate change; she has hosted many prestigious events. Gabrielle is also a distinguished speaker who recently gave a TEDx Talk titled What You Need to Know About Carbon Removal.

Highly educated, Gabrielle holds a Certificate in Philosophy from Mount Holyoke College and an MA and PhD in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge. After completing her studies, she became the Climate Change Editor of the Nature Publishing Group before joining the New Scientist as a Features Editor. Following that, she became a Presenter and Contributing Expert at the BBC, presenting several radio series and contributing to flagship programmes, including Any Questions, Women’s Hour, Discovery and Drivetime. She has also made numerous television appearances, presenting The Secret Life of Ice and Every Breath We Take: Understanding the Atmosphere.

In 2002 she joined Princeton University as a Visiting Professor, teaching environmental science writing in the Department of Geoscience. Gabrielle went on to become a Business Strategist at Xynteo, spearheading policy in food, water, energy, and climate and collaborating with NGOs, policymakers, and notable organisations, such as Deutsche Bank, Mastercard, Shell, Tata, and Unilever. As the founder and Director of Valence Solutions, she engages with influential figures to accelerate action on climate change by highlighting the most pertinent challenges and developing practical solutions.

A preeminent authority on climate change, Gabrielle has authored multiple books, including Snowball Earth, Antarctica, An Ocean of Air and The Hot Topic. She also regularly contributes thought leadership articles to prestigious publications such as Nature, Science, New Scientist, The Economist, Natural History Magazine, Smithsonian, and the Wall Street Journal. At the forefront of the discourse on climate change carbon removal, Gabrielle is an accomplished event moderator and an illustrious speaker on net zero, new energy, sustainability, and climate change.

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