Elizabeth Bechard is Senior Policy Analyst for Moms Clean Air Force and leads the organization’s work on climate change and mental health. She is author of Parenting in a Changing Climate: Tools for Cultivating Resilience, Taking Action, and Practicing Hope in the Face of Climate Change. Elizabeth also holds a Master’s of Science in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, where her thesis research focused on climate change and parents’ mental health.
Before coming to Moms Clean Air Force, she worked as a health coach and clinical research coordinator, contributing to several academic publications. Her work with Moms Clean Air Force has been featured by U.S. News & World Report, Good Morning America, Reader’s Digest, Forbes, the Washington Post, Grist, WCAX, and the Charlotte Observer. Elizabeth is a member of the Early Years Climate Action Task Force and lives in Vermont with her husband and twins.