Today we talk with Hunter Lovins, founder of Natural Capitalism Solutions, about the Presidential Climate Action Project. The Sea Change ViewPoint comes from Charlie Cray of the Center for Corporate Policy.
For many people, the election of Barack Obama as the US President stoked hope for big change. The transition to the Obama Administration brings promise of shifts to government regulations and policies to promote sustainability. Long before the election, though, a group of influential sustainability leaders gathered to brainstorm recommendations to the incoming President on tackling climate change. The Presidential Climate Action Project was born, Continue reading →
On this, the last-ever episode of Corporate Watchdog Radio, we take a stroll down memory lane to revisit the best moments in CWR’s history. The exchanges that had us on the edge of our seats, straining into our headphones to hear every syllable. We hear from a crotchety Barney Frank, a reflective Frances Moore Lappe, a tentative but ultimately optimistic Bill McKibben, a hopeful George Monbiot, and an eloquent Paul Hawken. Starting in 2009, CWR is changing its name to Sea Change Radio to cover the shift to social, environmental, and economic sustainability.
Co-hosts Bill Baue and Francesca Rheannon continue their conversation with Paul Hawken about his new book, Blessed Unrest: How the Largest Movement in the World Came into Being and Why No One Saw It Coming. The conversation in this second show looks at the difference between finite games (such as climate change) and infinite games (such as sustainability), as well as looking at the open source websites Hawken has set up to profile organizations participating in the Blessed Unrest movement–WiserEarth.org and WiserBusiness.org.
Bill Baue and Francesca Rheannon speak with Paul Hawken about his new book, Blessed Unrest: How the Largest Movement in the World Came into Being and Why No One Saw It Coming. Our conversation was so fascinating that we are presenting it in two shows. The first show focuses on defining the Blessed Unrest movement that brings together environmentalists, social justice activists, and indigenous people’s advocates, and on describing the metaphor of how this system works like the planet’s immune system.