Former Maine 1st District Congressman Tom Allen addresses the need for a national ocean policy in a talk recorded at Bates College in Lewiston. Allen is co-founder of the U. S. House Oceans Caucus where he served from 1996 until 2008.
Speaking in Maine takes us to Orono and UMaine for the annual George J Mitchell Lecture on Sustainability. The speaker is Bill Clark, professor of international science, public policy and human development at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. He speaks on “Sustainability Science” — linking knowledge with action in support of sustainable development.
Dale Jamieson is director of the Environmental Studies Program at New York University, where he is also professor of environmental studies and philosophy. Jamieson focuses on geoengineering as an approach for alleviating climate warming.
Senator George Mitchell's delivered the keynote address at the annual meeting of the Natural Resources Council of Maine, where he discussed the environmental issues confronting the planet and all its inhabitants.
In a long and distinguished career of public service, Senator Mitchell represented Maine in the U.S. Senate from 1980 to 1995. He led the successful 1990 reauthorization of the Clean Air Act and was the author of the first national oil spill prevention and cleanup law.
World Wildlife Fund Chief Scientist and Vice President Eric Dinerstein discusses what he sees as the single greatest challenge for conservation worldwide: stopping the loss of habitat around the world.
This talk was recorded September 27, 2011 at Colby College in Waterville.