Jeffrey MikulinaExecutive Director
Blue Planet Foundation
Jeffrey Mikulina is the executive director of the Blue Planet Foundation, a non-profit organization whose mission is to end the use of fossil fuels on Earth, starting in Hawai‘i. Blue Planet is focused on implementing aggressive clean energy policy, building a social movement around energy, and implementing innovative programs to help residents make smart energy choices. Jeff also serves as district manager for former Vice President Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project.
Jeff’s accomplishments in policy advocacy include passing legislation that sets a binding cap on Hawai‘i’s greenhouse gas emissions, requires that all new homes use solar water heaters, requires returnable deposits on all beverage containers, provides incentives for renewable energy use, and increases the funding of natural resources through tourism taxes.
Jeff received a Master’s of Science degree in engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign studying decision theory.