Drawdown Project

Founding Year: 2014

Staff: 7


Paul Hawken (Founder, Writer)

A project based on the book Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming, edited by project director Paul Hawkin, which describes and ranks 100 solutions to reverse buildup of atmospheric carbon in 30 years. The solutions include estimated costs and cost savings in billions of dollars. Paul Hawkin is the author of 8 books (see Profiles of Sustainability Leaders).

Top Solutions:


  • News and media
  • A list with the 100 solutions with information and impact assessment.
  • Insights
  • Highlight: Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming (Penguin, April 2017, 256p) – The book maps, measures, models, and describes the 100 most substantive solutions to global warming. For each solution, it describes its history, the carbon impact it provides, the relative cost and savings, the path to adoption, and how it works.



Drawdown Project contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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