Rishya Narayanan

Climate Communications Strategist CLF Massachusetts

Rishya Narayanan, MS, is a multimedia science communicator specializing in environmental and climate science communications and policy advocacy. As the Conservation Law Foundation’s Climate Communications Strategist, she uses solutions and valuesfocused messaging to support CLF’s clean energy and climate work, mobilizing broad audiences towards addressing climate change to protect a safe and healthy future for all.

Before joining, CLF, Rishya spent time in informal education, communications, and policy advocacy at the New England Aquarium; at the PBS science series, NOVA; and at the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries. Most recently, she worked at Mass Audubon, leading the creation and deployment of climate communications strategy boosting support for nature-based solutions.

Rishya holds a master’s degree in Media Advocacy, specializing in environmental science communications, from Northeastern University and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Sociology from Clark University.

Recent Posts

We Want Safe, Thriving Communities – Dirty Gas Is Stopping Us
As fall cascades over New England, our states boast their true beauty. Gradating leaves shift hues from green to crimson and orange, and the crisp, chilled air sends us a signal to begin bundling up for colder weather. Some of us take to the outdoors to enjoy the natural wonders of the season, while others…
Our Movement for Clean Energy Can’t Be Held Back
On the day I’m writing this, dirty gas fuels 65% of our region’s electricity. Barely 6% is coming from renewable sources. That’s a huge problem. We know we’re facing a crisis harming our communities and the world around us: climate change. And to fix this problem, we must address its roots by drastically curbing our…
The Truth about Climate Anxiety and How to Address It
Every day, the news gets harder to read. As I begrudgingly scroll through the myriad of apps on my phone, I’m bombarded with headlines that make the reality of our climate crisis even more overwhelming. New scientific reports warn of a “code red” for humanity. We’re experiencing hotter summers than ever before, and our tides continue…


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