State of the World 2014: Governing for Sustainability by the Worldwatch Institute

Program: 
Fight the Empire
Air date: 
Thu, 05/15/2014 - 9:30am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
State of the World 2014: Governing for Sustainability by the Worldwatch Institute

Host Per Fagereng speaks with Tom Prugh, co-director of the State of the World 2014 project, about "State of the World 2014,"  an assessment of citizens’ ability to govern for sustainability. The authors highlight both obstacles and opportunities, State of the World 2014 shows how to effect change within and beyond the halls of government. 

Tom Prugh is co-director of the State of the World 2014 project. He was editor in chief of World Watch magazine from 2005 to 2010, and also co-directed State of the World 2013: Is Sustainability Still Possible? (with Erik Assadourian) and State of the World 2008: Innovations for a Sustainable Economy (with Gary Gardner). He spent nine years at the U.S. Energy Information Administration before coming to Worldwatch. His interests and writings include energy, ecological economics, and the relationship between modes of governance and sustainability. Tom is the lead author of two books, Natural Capital and Human Economic Survival (with Robert Costanza, Herman Daly, John H. Cumberland, Robert Goodland and Richard B. Norgaard) and The Local Politics of Global Sustainability (with Robert Costanza and Herman Daly).

 

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