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James Gustave Speth

James Gustave Speth

James Gustave "Gus" Speth is the former dean of the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, founder and president of the World Resources Institute, and cofounder of the Natural Resources Defense Council. He has also been administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, chair of the U.N. Development Group, professor of law at Georgetown University, and chair of the U.S. Council on Environmental Quality in the Carter administration. He currently teaches at Vermont Law School, and is a senior fellow at the Democracy Collaborative where he is co-chair of the Next System Project. He is also distinguished senior fellow with Demos, associate fellow with the Tellus Insitute, and the recipient of numerous environmental awards. His previous books include America the Possible: Manifesto for a New Economy, and the award-winning The Bridge at the Edge of the World: Capitalism, the Environment, and Crossing from Crisis to Sustainability and Red Sky at Morning: America and the Crisis of the Global Environment.

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August 22nd, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Gus Speth at Misty Valley Books

Location: Misty Valley Books, 58 Common St, Chester, VT, 05143 | Authors: James Gustave Speth

On August 22nd, Gus Speth will join Sydney Lea and Howard Gillette at Misty Valley Books for a discussion on GIllette's newest book, "Class Divide: Yale '64 and the Conflicted Legacy of the Sixties"

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Category: Science, Nature & Environment | Biography & Memoir | Politics & Public Policy
Format: Book Reading/Signing 
Book: Angels by the River - A Memoir 

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