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The Best Hope For A Sustainable Future On Earth
Date Sunday July 13
Time 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details
Stream or download at http://greatspeechesandinterviews.blogspot.com/ Broadcast at Access Sacramento, Sundays 6-8pm PDT at http://www.live365.com/stations/accesssacramento?site=pro
Event Type Radio Broadcast
Organizer/Authorsteve lerman
Emailgreat.speeches [at] yahoo.com
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Amy Moas
Saving The Forests

The United Nations' program to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from deforestation and degradation, REDD, started with great promise. But Amy Moas, a senior forest campaigner for Greenpeace in Indonesia, tells Steve Curwood that very little progress has actually been made.
Source: living on earth: REDD Today

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Alan Weisman
The Best Hope For A Sustainable Future On Earth

Alan Weisman explains the impact of human populations on the environment and infrastructure. Alan relates developments from Iran. In 1987, a month after its bloody conflict with Iraq ended, Ayatollah Khomeini ordered the development of what Alan calls the best voluntary family-planning program in the world. It has since cut the average family size from eight children to fewer than two.

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Alan’s cogent and forthright global inquiry shows how education, women’s equality, and family planning can curb poverty, thirst, hunger, and environmental destruction. Alan makes a strong case for slowing global population growth as a prerequisite for achieving a sustainable future.

Melanie Lenart is Adjunct Professor at University of Arizona, Soil, Water and Environmental Science Department.
Source: C-SPAN: Book Discussion on Countdown


Download or Play Saving The Forests & Sustainable Future Part 1
Download or Play Sustainable Future Part 2
Download or Play Sustainable Future Part 3
Download or Play Sustainable Future Part 4


Music includes Gabrielle Agachiko - Climate Message, Neil Young - After The Gold Rush, David Rovics - Who Will Tell The People, William Clinton 1-20-1997, The Who - Won't Get Fooled Again, Capitol Steps - Spider Hole, Jimmy Carter 1979, David Rovics - Strike A Blow Against The Empire, Will Smith - Tell Me Why, Tom Neilson - These Colors Don't Run (the world), Capitol Steps - I Wrecked My Heart With Spam and Crisco, Capitol Steps - Aristocrats Since The Cradle, Thelonious Monk - Off Minor

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