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Jeffrey Sachs, Gavin Schmidt on Economy and Wild Summer Weather

Jeffrey Sachs’ discusses what it will take to kick start the US economy and the possible links between climate change and this summer’s weather on CNN’s “GPS with Fareed Zakaria”.

by |August 17, 2010

State of the Planet 2010

We all watched the earth move at State of the Planet (SOP) 2010 literally and figuratively. The backdrop on the main stage in New York was a giant rotating earth, spinning from continent to continent as we connected leaders from around the globe who urged action on issues of climate change, poverty, economic recovery and… read more

by |April 5, 2010

SESSION III: ECONOMIC RECOVERY – What Does a Green Recovery Look Like?

Update | 1:35p.m. Good afternoon.  We are back and about to get started.  Jeffrey Sachs returns to the stage.  He introduces our first speaker of the afternoon, President Felipe Calderón Hinojosa of Mexico. Mexico will be hosting the next climate change conference in Cancun later this year. President Calderón will provide vision for this conference…. read more

by |March 25, 2010