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Climate change denial draws headlines. But is it actually an obstacle to climate action?
A great majority of Americans say they're concerned about climate change.
The real roadblock is our unwillingness to pay money to help stop climate change.
David Wallace-Wells is a national fellow at the New America foundation and a columnist and deputy editor at New York magazine. He was previously the deputy editor of The Paris Review. He lives in New York City. His latest book is The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming (https://goo.gl/ih35YX)
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Investor Summit on Climate Risk: Interview with NY State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli
Vibeka Mair, Senior Reporter at Responsible Investor, talked with New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, who oversees the State's $184.5bn Common Retirement Fund. They spoke about the fund's evolving approach to climate change as an investment theme including new commitments to a low carbon index with Goldman Sachs Asset Management.
Published on Mar 11, 2016
From the 2016 Investor Summit on Climate Risk at U.N. Headquarters in NYC on the Ceres YouTube Channel.
Speakers: Adam Davis, founder and principal at DHM Research and Dave Miller, host of Think Out Loud
Results of the Oregon Values & Beliefs Study conducted every 10 years by DHM Research and sponsored this year by the Oregon Community Foundation, Oregon Public Broadcasting, Oregon Health & Science University, and Oregon State University.
Adam Davis, DHM co-founder and John McConnell of OSHU will join Think Out Loud's Dave Miller and a diverse group of community members to discuss how Oregonians value education, healthcare, the environment, religion and a host of other issues. With over 30 years of experience in all phases of public opinion research, Adam Davis' expertise ranges from survey research design to focus group moderating. He has conducted projects throughout the United States and on-site in Europe and Japan.
John McConnell is the director of OHSU's Center for Health Systems Effectiveness. Dr. McConnell is a health economist and an associate professor in OHSU's departments of emergency medicine and public health & preventive medicine.
Date: April 4, 2014
National Perspective on Homelessness with Nan Roman
Is ending homelessness a realistic goal -- or a utopian pipe dream? Nan Roman, President and CEO of the National Alliance to End Homelessness, will discuss what is known about the causes and nature of this difficult problem. She will examine emerging evidence-based solutions and the impact they have had on communities that adopt them. Finally she will consider whether there is adequate knowledge, capacity, and public and political will to end homelessness in our cities and in the nation once and for all.
Nan Roman, President and CEO of the National Alliance to End Homelessness, is a leading national voice on the issue of homelessness. It works with over 10,000 partner organizations and agencies across the nation. Published on Apr 4, 2014
The Global Ocean Commission, an independent body of international leaders, launched in London on 12th February with the aim of reversing degradation of the ocean and restoring it to full health and productivity.
Chaired by former Costa Rican President José María Figueres, South African cabinet minister Trevor Manuel and former UK Foreign Secretary David Miliband MP, the Commission brings together senior political figures including former Heads of State, Foreign Ministers and Finance Ministers from around the world, alongside business leaders and development specialists.
Published on Feb 13, 2013
George Crombie is President of the American Public Works Association (APWA) and senior faculty member for public works administration in the MPA program at Norwich University in Vermont. In this interview he discusses the importance of looking to nature (biomimicry), multi-disciplined approach to problem solving, applying the principles of culture, recognizing the importance of leadership with vision and integrity, and always acting on behalf of the common good.
Mr. Crombie was interviewed by Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv in Portland, Oregon on July 28th, 2011 at the APWA Sustainability in Public Works Conference.
Sustainability: Economist, Arthur Brooks talks about culture from his view as American Enterprise Institute President. He argues in his book, The Battle: How the Fight between Free Enterprise and Big Government Will Shape America's Future, that "most Americans don't see free enterprise as just an economic matter, they see it as kind of a lifestyle issue, they see it as the bedrock of American culture and that's about 70 percent of the population."
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