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Ayana Elizabeth Johnson

July 2022 Cohort

Bellagio Residency: July 2022

Project: “What If We Get It Right?: Visions of Climate Futurism”


Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson is a marine biologist, policy expert, and writer. She is co-founder of the non-profit think tank Urban Ocean Lab, co-editor of the bestselling climate anthology All We Can Save, co-author of the Blue New Deal, and co-creator of the podcast How to Save a Planet. Johnson came to Bellagio in July 2022 to work on her latest book What If We Get It Right?: Visions of Climate Futures, a collection of essays, interviews, and art about what the world could look like if we race together toward climate solutions at the intersection of science, policy, culture and justice.

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