Gary Rucinski is co-founder and chairman of the Committee for a Green Economy, and is Northeast Regional Coordinator of the Citizens Climate Lobby, a grassroots nonpartisan nonprofit building the political will for a sustainable climate. Since founding CCL’s Boston chapter in 2010, Gary has become the local organization’s primary spokesperson advocating for a national tax on carbon that would return 100% of proceeds to households. He has been interviewed by Betsy Rosenberg on On The Green Front and Kathryn Lowell on Occupy Boston Radio and is a frequent contributor to the Boston Globe Letters to the Editor section. Gary holds a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Rochester and a BA in Physics from Brandeis University. When not advocating for a stable climate Gary lives in Newton, Massachusetts with his wife and three children.