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Sean Wilentz

Sean Wilentz

Sean Wilentz studies U.S. social and political history. He received his Ph.D. in history from Yale University (1980) after earning bachelor’s degrees from Columbia University (1972) and Balliol College, Oxford University (1974). Chants Democratic (1984), which won several national prizes, including the Albert J. Beveridge Award of the American Historical Association, shows how the working […]

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Marcellus Andrews

Marcellus Andrews

Marcellus Andrews teaches economics at Barnard College of Columbia University in New York. Andrews earned a B.S. & B.A. from the Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania as well as an MA, MPhil and PhD in economics from Yale University. Andrews comments on public affairs and economics in the pages of The Nation and on […]

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Samuel Issacharoff

Samuel Issacharoff

Samuel Issacharoff is the Reiss Professor of Constitutional Law at the New York University School of Law. His wide-ranging research deals with issues in civil procedure (especially complex litigation and class actions), law and economics, constitutional law, particularly with regard to voting rights and electoral systems, and employment law. He is one of the pioneers […]

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Christopher Paine

Christopher Paine

Christopher E. Paine is Senior Policy Adviser to the Nuclear Program of the Natural Resources Defense Council in Washington, DC, where he was previously Nuclear Program Director (2007-2013) and a Senior Research Associate (1991-2006). He joined NRDC following five years on the staff of Senator Edward M. Kennedy, a member of the Senate Armed Services […]

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Vicki Arroyo

Vicki Arroyo

Vicki Arroyo is the Executive Director of the Georgetown Climate Center at Georgetown Law where she also serves as the Assistant Dean of Centers and Institutes and as the Director of the Environmental Law Program. She oversees the Center’s work at the nexus of climate and energy policy, supervising staff and student work on climate […]

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Jamie Rappaport Clark

Jamie Rappaport Clark

Jamie came to Defenders after a 20-year career in conservation with the federal government, mostly with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. In recognition of her accomplishments and national leadership in this field, President Bill Clinton appointed her as director of the Service in 1997, a post she held until 2001. During her tenure as […]

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Kemal Dervis

Kemal Dervis

Kemal Dervis is vice president and director of the Global Economy and Development Program at the Brookings Institution. Until February 2009, he was the executive head of the United Nations Development Programme and chair of the United Nations Development Group, a committee consisting of the heads of all UN funds, programs and departments working on […]

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Stan Sporkin

Stan Sporkin

Formerly a partner with the international law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, Judge Stanley Sporkin (retired) recently became a sole practitioner as part of his new role as leader of BP’s Ombudsman Program. Judge Sporkin’s practice consists of counseling parties in SEC, Corporate Governance and Litigation Matters. Because of his judicial background, he acts […]

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Donald Barry

Donald Barry

Don Barry joined Defenders as executive vice president in June 2011 and oversees all day-to-day operations and programs at Defenders of Wildlife, supervises the senior leadership team and is the strategic senior advisor to the President. Don has 35 years of experience working on wildlife and public land management conservation issues as a senior government […]

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Marissa Brown

Marissa Brown

Marissa Brown serves as the executive vice president of Alliance for Justice.  She is responsible for the day-to-day management of the organization’s operations including policy, programs, finance and administration. Prior to joining AFJ, Marissa was the Vice President for Education Programs at the League of Conservation Voters Education Fund whose mission is to strengthen the […]

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Alan S. Blinder

Alan S. Blinder

Alan S. Blinder is the Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University. He is the author/ co-author of 17 books, including the textbook Economics: Principles and Policy (with William J. Baumol), now in its 12th edition, from which well over two and a half million college students have learned […]

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Mark Posner

Mark Posner

As a Senior Counsel in the Voting Rights Project, Mark Posner is responsible for addressing issues relating to the enforcement of the Voting Rights Act and the National Voter Registration Act. Currently, he is counsel in litigation filed under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act (the statute’s preclearance provision) against the Georgia secretary of […]

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J. Adam Skaggs

J. Adam Skaggs

Adam Skaggs is senior counsel for the Brennan Center’s Democracy program, where he works on a range of issues related to money in politics, judicial independence, and voting rights. Before joining the Brennan Center, he was a litigator at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, where he served as pro bono counsel to the […]

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Jennifer Morgan

Jennifer Morgan

Jennifer is the Director of the Climate and Energy Program at WRI. In this capacity, she oversees the Institute’s work on climate change issues and guides WRI strategy in helping countries, governments, and individuals take positive action toward achieving a zero-carbon future. She is responsible for day-to-day management of the 50+ person program, and under […]

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Lew Daly

Lew Daly

Lew Daly is a Director of the Sustainable Progress Initiative and a Senior Fellow at Demos. He currently leads Demos’s Beyond GDP project, a multi-year campaign to advance alternative indicators of well-being and sustainability in federal and state-level governance in the United States. He is the author (with Stephen Posner) of Beyond GDP: New Measures […]

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The Guardian
Naomi Klein
March 26, 2015

Climate change should be a catalyst for a major change, but we’re not treating it as a real emergency.

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Mary Anne Hitt
September 2, 2014

This week, my small town in West Virginia cut the ribbon on a solar project that isn’t just the largest crowd-funded so


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Michael Brune
August 18, 2014

For the eighth year in a row, Sierra magazine has dedicated a big chunk of its September/October issue to higher education.

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Frances Beinecke
July 24, 2014

Matt Russell recently declared that “we are already experiencing the effects of climate change.


Project Syndicate
Jeffrey Sachs
June 30, 2014

If the world is to solve the climate-change crisis, we will need a new approach.

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Robert Stavins
June 23, 2014

This week, the Obama administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its long-awaited proposed regulati


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Jeffrey Sachs
June 17, 2014

The Environmental Protection Agency issued proposed rules for power plants last week, arguing that the extra costs of low-car

Daily_Climate
Ruth Greenspan Bell
February 24, 2014

Secretary of State John Kerry should be saluted for energizing US policy on climate change and pushing for global progress to


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Alex Matthiessen
December 26, 2013

Small beer is perhaps too kind a term for the prosaic proposals being batted around by New York Governor Andrew M.

Center for American Progress
Robert Borosage
December 18, 2013

A new green industrial revolution—driven by a variety of concerns and opportunities—is gathering steam across the globe.


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John Coequyt
November 20, 2013

Earlier this summer in his climate plan speech, President Obama spoke of new energy efficiency rules to cut down our emission

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Superstorm Sandy and the subsequent Nor’easter were the biggest news this week and last.


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Implementing corporate environmental sustainability strategies is increasingly becoming standard practice.


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A large, multi-national company likely spends hundreds of millions of dollars every year on new projects.

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Over the past month, we’ve discussed some of the key barriers that prevent companies from truly integrating sustainabilit


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Nuclear Program Director Christopher Paine recently participated in the public comment process of the National Academy of Sci

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Current International Atomic Energy Agency safeguards do not provide adequate protection against the diversion to military u


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An economic analysis done for 11 northeast and mid-Atlantic states shows that a clean fuels standard (CFS) is a winning ide

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The headlines say it all:

No Wind Tax Credit Could Blow NC Jobs Off Track [North Carolina]
Wind energy industry faces stiff


Capital Institute
John Fullerton
July 19, 2011

- A $20 trillion “externality” appears to present civilization with its BIG CHOICE: economic destruction or ecological d