Nancy Cole is the campaign director for UCS's Climate and Energy Program. She keeps UCS's Sound Science Initiative (SSI) tuned up and running well. SSI is a special project designed to help scientists present accurate, credible information about global warming and other issues to policy makers and the media. A grassroots-organizing veteran, Ms. Cole now works with scientists across the country to bring the voice of the scientific community to bear on critical global environmental issues.
Ms. Cole joined UCS in 1992 as campaign organizer for a national drive to educate citizens about renewable energy options. She subsequently became director of public outreach with overall responsibility for planning and developing UCS's education, organizing and outreach efforts. In 1995, she co-authored the book Renewables Are Ready: People Creating Renewable Energy Solutions.
Before joining UCS, she worked for the national organization INFACT, a consumer-oriented, corporate accountability group, for 10 years, serving as its executive director from 1984 to 1992.