Lance Lindblom
Lance Lindblom

Lance Lindblom

Lance E. Lindblom was previously the President and CEO of the Nathan Cummings Foundation, an organization that seeks to build a socially and economically just society that values nature and protects the ecological balance for future generations. It promotes humane health care, social justice as a core Jewish value, and fosters arts and culture that […]

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Nancy Folbre

Nancy Folbre

Nancy Folbre’s work explores the interface between economics and feminist theory, focusing on non-market work and the evolution of social institutions governing public support for childrearing. She was a visiting fellow at the Russell Sage Foundation (2004-05), was awarded a MacArthur Foundation “genius” Fellowship and won the Leontief Prize of the Global Development and Environment […]

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Marian R. Chertow

Marian R. Chertow

Marian Chertow is a professor of industrial environmental management at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Her research and teaching focus on industrial ecology, business/environment issues, waste management, and urban/industrial studies. Primary research interests are: (1) industrial symbiosis involving geographically based exchanges of materials, energy, water and wastes within networks of businesses; (2) […]

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James Bothwell

James Bothwell

James Bothwell is the President and Founder of Bothwell Financial Market and Regulatory Strategies LLC. From 2009 – 2011, Bothwell was a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council at Financial Accounting Standards Boards. Between 1997-2002, Bothwell served as Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer at Federal Housing Finance Board. Bothwell served as Chief […]

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Doug Kendall
Doug Kendall

Doug Kendall

Doug Kendall is a litigator, author, activist, and non-profit entrepreneur. He is the founder and President of the Constitutional Accountability Center (CAC), a think tank, law firm and action center dedicated to fulfilling the progressive promise of our Constitution’s text and history.  Doug previously founded Community Rights Counsel (CRC), CAC’s predecessor organization, and directed CRC […]

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Inimai M. Chettiar

Inimai M. Chettiar

Inimai M. Chettiar is the Director of the Brennan Center’s Justice Program. The Justice Program seeks to secure our nation’s promise of “equal justice for all” by creating an effective, rational and fair legal system. It proposes and works to enact data-driven policy and legal reforms aimed at two main goals: ending mass incarceration and closing the justice gap […]

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Donita Judge
Donita Judge

Donita Judge

Donita Judge has been an attorney in Advancement Project’s Power and Democracy Project since 2004 and is the organization’s lead attorney for the state of Ohio and was the organization’s Project Director for Redistricting in 2011.  Donita has challenged barriers to the ballot in every federal election in Ohio since 2004.  She has provided extensive […]

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Guy-Uriel Charles
Guy-Uriel Charles

Guy-Uriel Charles

Guy-Uriel Charles is the founding director of the Duke Law Center on Law, Race and Politics. He is an expert in and frequent public commentator on constitutional law, election law, campaign finance, redistricting, politics, and race. He joined Duke Law’s faculty in 2009; he previously was the Russell M. and Elizabeth M. Bennett Professor of […]

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Noah Matson

Noah Matson

Noah directs Defenders’ effort to create and implement policies and strategies to safeguard wildlife and habitat from the impacts of global warming. Working with a team of scientists, policy experts, attorneys, and communications specialists, Noah is developing climate change adaptation strategies for land and wildlife managers, and is working to influence climate change adaptation policies […]

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Andrew Blotky
Andrew Blotky

Andrew Blotky

Andrew Blotky serves as the Director of Legal Progress at American Progress, where he directs the Center’s work around legal policy issues including judicial nominations and constitutional interpretation. Blotky joined CAP after serving as the program manager at the HJW Foundation, where he directed the foundation’s progressive infrastructure and legal and public policy programs as […]

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Jake Schmidt

Jake Schmidt

Jake Schmidt, International Climate Policy Director at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), has more than ten years of experience in international climate policy.  Jake leads NRDC’s policy development and advocacy on international climate change, focused on the development of the post-2012 international response to climate change.  He also works with NRDC teams in key […]

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Sarah Anderson

Sarah Anderson

Sarah Anderson’s current work includes research, writing, and networking on issues related to the impact of international trade, finance, and investment policies on inequality, sustainability, and human rights. Sarah is also a well-known expert on executive compensation, as the lead author of 16 annual “Executive Excess” reports that have received extensive media coverage. In 2009, […]

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Robert Dewey

Robert Dewey

Robert oversees the implementation of Defenders’ national legislative and administrative priorities through direct lobbying, grassroots advocacy, coalition participation and national environmental community coordination. He established Defenders’ Government Relations and External Affairs department in 1999. Key legislative accomplishments under Robert’s leadership include securing favorable provisions for wildlife in the National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act, the […]

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Lawrence Mishel

Lawrence Mishel

Lawrence Mishel, a nationally-recognized economist, is President of the Economic Policy Institute, a role he assumed in 2002. Dr. Mishel first joined EPI in 1987 as Research Director. In the more than two decades he has been with EPI, Dr. Mishel has helped build it into the nation’s premier research organization focused on U.S. living […]

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Jeffrey Madrick

Jeffrey Madrick

Jeff Madrick is a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books, and a former economics columnist for The New York Times. He is editor of Challenge Magazine, visiting professor of humanities at The Cooper Union, and Senior Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute and the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School. […]

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Michael Brune
July 9, 2015

The hospitals prepared for an influx of wounded that never came. People either escaped or they died.

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Michael Brune
March 26, 2015

Just after midnight, 26 years ago today, the Exxon Valdez supertanker ran aground on Bligh Reef in Alaska’s Prince Will


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Naomi Klein
September 24, 2014

Ever since she released her the anti-globalization manifesto, No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies, 15 years ago, Naomi

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Jamie Rappaport Clark
August 25, 2014

We rarely know the exact date and time an entire species goes extinct, but in the case of the passenger pigeon, we do.


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Peter Lehner
August 20, 2014

Former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson recently compared the climate crisis to the 2008 financial crisis.

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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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Michael Brune
August 12, 2014

With a couple of decisions in 2001 and 2006, the Supreme Court managed to break the Clean Water Act by calling into question

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This week marks the six month anniversary of the Dan River coal ash spill in North Carolina.


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David Doniger
August 11, 2014

Amidst hundreds of supporters of the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan at the Environmental Protection Agency’s hea

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Frances Beinecke
July 30, 2014

Next week the Environmental Protection Agency will host four public hearings on its plan to reduce climate change pollution f


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Frances Beinecke
July 24, 2014

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

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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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Frances Beinecke
June 19, 2014

This is great day for anyone who has ever marveled at wide-open seas and rich ocean life.


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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

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Frances Beinecke
June 12, 2014

The Obama administration announced a major breakthrough today that will safeguard our health and protect future generations f


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Vicki Arroyo
March 11, 2014

Albert Einstein defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.

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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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After several decades of negotiations, we are no nearer to stopping concentrations of greenhouse gases (GHGs) at 450 ppm in t

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Vicki Arroyo
January 10, 2014

This week, the Environmental Protection Agency is publishing proposed rules to reduce carbon pollution from new power plants.


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Sylvia Fallon
January 2, 2014

Monarch butterflies are one of the great wonders of the natural world.

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Michael Brune
December 2, 2013

Between the devastation in the Philippines, deadly floods in Sardinia and Vietnam, and the COP 19 UN climate change summit in


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What do a chicken, a lizard and a grouse all have in common? Sounds like a bad joke, doesn’t it? Well, unfortunately fo

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Rick Hind
November 21, 2013

While President Bush continues to make terrorism and domestic security the centerpiece of his campaign, he has made little m


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I am honored to accept the Ambulatory Pediatric Association’s (APA’s) George Armstrong Lecture Award 2000 on beha


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The United States Congress passed a climate policy, and President Obama signed it.

Alex Matthiessen
September 17, 2013

A discussion with Alex Matthiessen, Riverkeeper of New York’s Hudson River and President of the organization Riverkeepe


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Alex Matthiessen
December 17, 2012

Our regulatory system for protecting the nation’s water is not working.

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John Fullerton
July 23, 2012

Last week, I gave a talk to the Missouri Association of Public Employee Retirement Systems annual meeting.


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December 17, 2011

Alex Matthiessen on the implications of the Deep Water Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Alex Matthiessen discusses the reality of energy clean-up costs on “A win for environmentalist: The Hudson River,” The Al


Alex Matthiessen joins Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

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John Fullerton
July 19, 2011

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