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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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October 14th, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Gus Speth at Investing in the New Economy

Location: 164 Chelsea Street, South Royalton, VT, 05068 | Authors: James Gustave Speth

On October 14th, Gus Speth will speak on a panel at "Investing in the New Economy- Transforming Investments for the Sake of Climate and Communities." This half-day event will take place at the Chase Center at the Vermont Law School as part of the New Economy Week (October 12-18th). The suggested registration fee is set at $10. This event is organized by BALE (Building a Local Economy), Donella Meadows Institute, Clean Yield Asset Management, and Slow Money Vermont.

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

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