Policy

Georgetown University
Ted Roosevelt IV, Susan Eisenhower, Nick Akins, and Denise Fairchild discussed the politics of climate change and asked: Where does the responsibility lie?

Maya van Rossum, shown here at an event in 2014, recently released a new book called “Green Amendment: Securing Our Right to a Healthy Environment.” (Chesapeake Climate/Creative Commons)

State University College at Buffalo
Maya van Rossum has been the leader of the Delaware Riverkeeper Network since 1994. Planet Forward sat down with her to discuss her new book, “Green Amendment.”
Wil Burns

Wil Burns speaks at the Negative Emissions Workshop at George Washington University. (Marija Stefanovic/GWU)

State University College at Buffalo
Wil Burns is an expert in the field of environmental policy, with a research focus of climate geoengineering governance. Planet Forward sat down with Burns to discuss the Paris Climate Agreement and other climate change policies.

(Source: U.S. Department of State)

The George Washington University
The story of John Kerry, including his everlasting impact on the environment, can be defined in a series of victories and losses.
Keynote: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy
Keynote: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy
Planet Forward
Gina McCarthy, the administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, spoke about sustainability, and the complexity of the issue at Planet Forward’s 2016 Summit.
Tomorrow’s Food, Tomorrow’s Farmers
Planet Forward
How can policy help support the next generation of food producers?
Peter Linquiti On Sound Coastal Policy
Peter Linquiti On Sound Coastal Policy
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
Following Hurricane Sandy's devastating blow to the East Coast, we ask the experts to discuss what rising sea levels have in store for the future of our coastal cities and towns. Is there a solution? Or should we just surrender to Mother Nature?... Read More
Minnesota 2020
When over-the-counter prescriptions or the most basic medications expire, an all too common reaction is to flush pills down the toilet. But even modern water treatment facilities aren't equipped to handle such chemicals, and it often ends up in... Read More
Minnesota 2020
The federal government has worked with auto manufacturers on aggressive fuel economy standards. Current standards for 2016 will reach 35.5mpg, and if approved, the new car standard would soar to 54.5 mpg in 2025. Environment Minnesota released a new... Read More
UNSW Australia
Much of the energy needed to provide people with food is spent during transportation. Research from the University of New South Wales in Australia demonstrates the positive impacts of local farming--it not only uses less energy because the food... Read More

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