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The Gary Null Show - James Gustave Speth - 10/11/12

October 11, 2012


Creating a progressive manifesto for a new American economy

Prof. James Gustave Speth is one of America’s true progressive leaders in the environmental movement and was the co-founder of the National Resources Defense Council and served as a CEO of the United Nations Development Program. He is currently a Professor of Law at the University of Vermont and the former dean of Yale University’s School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. for the past four decades. In the past Prof. Speth served as the chairman of President Jimmy Carter’s Council on Environmental Quality under President Carter and he was a senior advisor on President Clinton’s transition team. He has received many awards for his stance on dealing with global environmental problems, including Japan’s prestigious Blue Planet Prize for lifetime creative, visionary leadership.

Prof. Speth is the author of several books, and his latest is the largest in scope – “America the Possible: Manifesto for a New Economy”

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