Lorna Gold is an author and climate activist who lives in Maynooth, County Kildare. She is also a mother to two young boys. Over the past few years she has become known in Ireland and beyond as an outspoken critic of inaction on climate change and an advocate for just solutions. She works for Trócaire, an Irish NGO and leads a team working to change policy and campaign for change for the world's poorest people. She was recently named in the top 20 climate influencers in Ireland.