Founder, Earth’s Next Chapter

Ann Waple

Dr. Anne Waple is Founder of Earth’s Next Chapter – a membership organization and climate change consultancy. Anne’s current projects involve developing online courses (including ‘Climate Essentials for Small Business’), coaching climate and sustainability professionals, and supporting public engagement in how we collectively write a better next chapter! Previously, Anne spent over 12 years in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) where she led 'state of the climate' reports and managed NOAA's climate assessment program, also directing the Technical Support Unit for the Third U.S. National Climate Assessment. Anne then spent over three years as Vice President at Second Nature – a national non-profit – and established a climate resilience planning framework, adopted by well over 100 education institutions.