Keynote Speaker

Bruce Bekkar

Dr Bruce Bekkar, M.D. is a women’s health physician, author, and educator who has been engaged with the climate crisis since 2007. As a full-time activist since 2013, he has worked with numerous local and national United States organizations, including The Climate Reality Project, the American Lung Association, Environment America, and ecoAmerica’s Climate for Health Ambassadors Advisory Committee. A writer and frequent speaker on climate and health, Dr Bekkar has addressed the California State Senate Environment Committee, the American Meteorological Society, Genentech, Citizens Climate Lobby and the Sierra Club. He recently shared original research on the risks to pregnancy in the U.S. at national meetings of the American Public Health Association and the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.