Ted is founder of and lead organizer for Climate First!, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving our stable climate through grassroots organizing in the Mid-Atlantic region. Using direct actions and other nonviolent tactics, Climate First! encourages corporations to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and embrace clean energy. The nonprofit also promotes innovative programs involving energy efficiency and GHG emission reduction programs to local municipalities. Ted also serves as president of the organization's Board of Directors.