Politics & Policy

Not just talk: policy leads to law which leads to action, but the politics behind going green are complicated.

Planet Forward Assistant Editor
In 2019, a Humane Society investigator claimed Georgetown’s L’Enfant Gallery displayed the “most elaborate and expensive” ivory pieces he had seen in years of investigating ivory sales across the country.
SUNY Plattsburgh
In this episode of our special late-night show, we were joined by the Green Party presidential candidate Howie Hawkins! 
Planet Forward Correspondent | University of Mississippi
Planet Forward founder Frank Sesno shares what motivated him to transition from CNN stalwart to champion and educator of the next generation of environmental storytellers.
Planet Forward Correspondent | University of Arizona
The border wall threatens over 100 endangered species; can activists unite and stop its construction in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument?

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Planet Forward Correspondent | Franklin & Marshall College
Bhutan, a small nation located in the Himalayan mountains, offset its carbon emissions more than what it produces (AKA carbon negativity) because of four key policy decisions.

The First Lady of Colombia, María Juliana Ruiz Sandoval (third from left), and director of nutrition at the World Food Programme, Lauren Landis (second from the right), are panelists for the session "Innovation and Agroecology: A Path to Sustainability" at CFS 46. (Kim Ossi/PlanetForward.org)

Planet Forward Correspondent | University of Mississippi
Technology has touched every sector and aspect of humankind and the food sector is no different. The digital invasion in the agricultural industry is underway. However, these “intruders” are bringing positive changes.

Neera Tanden, president and CEO of the Center for American Progress Action Fund, speaks with Planet Forward founder at the GW School of Media and Public Affairs on Nov. 21, 2019. (PlanetForward.org)

Director, Planet Forward
As communicators, how can we persuade voters on the urgency of climate change — especially as we head into a major election year? What would another four years of a Trump presidency mean for the environment?
SUNY ESF
This podcast examines the lead exposure in the pediatric population of Syracuse and it's harmful effects!
SUNY ESF
insight into the annual phenomena of smog from the perspective of an environmental studies student.
Planet Forward Assistant Editor
Hosted by Planet Forward and the School of Media & Public Affairs, Frank Sesno led the conversation with the president and CEO of the Center for American Progress Action Fund, and moderated a battery of audience questions.

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