Government, Economics and the Climate
Climate Change: Prioritizing our Global and Local Response • Educational, 29-Jun-2020
Originally broadcast at 10:45 a.m. EDT Monday, June 29, 2020.
Christine Todd Whitman opens the week highlighting the role of government in combating climate change, what climate action looks like in economic terms and how Americans across the political spectrum can come together around collective action.
Whitman, the first female governor of New Jersey, also served in the cabinet of President George W. Bush as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from January 2001 to June 2003.
About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York state that comes alive each summer with a unique mix of fine and performing arts, lectures, interfaith worship and programs, and recreational activities. As a community, we celebrate, encourage and study the arts and treat them as integral to all of learning, and we convene the critical conversations of the day to advance understanding through civil dialogue. CHQ Assembly is the online expression of Chautauqua Institution's mission.
Up Next in Climate Change: Prioritizing our Global and Local Response
Cristina Pato and Mazz Swift: INVISIB...
Originally broadcast at 4 p.m. EDT Monday, June 29, 2020.
Cristina Pato and Mazz Swift perform and discuss their collaborative project, INVISIBLE(s).
Pianist Pato and violinist Swift perform solo improvisations on the pieces commissioned for their INVISIBLE(s) project and engage in a musical c...
The Ocean and the Climate: How to Sav...
Originally broadcast at 10:45 a.m. EDT Tuesday, June 30, 2020.
Ocean Conservancy’s Janis Searles Jones and George Leonard discuss how the world’s oceans are getting hotter, becoming more acidic, losing oxygen and getting bigger. The duo explain how the ocean is threatened by climate change and w...
Tikkun Adam(ah): A Jewish Response to...
Originally broadcast at 2 p.m. EDT Tuesday, June 30, 2020.
Rabbi Nate DeGroot explores how people, nature and the world are truly interconnected.
DeGroot also details Detroit’s Jewish community to reconnect with their faith’s earth-based roots and push for greater sustainability.