Daily Archives: November 5, 2015

“Global Water & Food Security: A New Role for the Private Sector” – Peter Brabeck, Nestlé Chairman

October 28, 2010“Global Water & Food Security: A New Role for the Private Sector”
Peter Brabeck, Nestlé Chairman

Mr. Brabeck joined Nestlé in 1968, and has since held leadership positions in a variety of countries across the globe. He was named CEO in 1997 and elected Chairman in 2005. In 2008 he handed over the office as CEO to his successor. Under Mr. Brabeck’s leadership, Nestlé has grown into the world’s leading health, wellness and nutrition company. Mr. Brabeck leads the Water 2030 Group, a consortium of private companies working with governments to develop solutions to the world’s emerging water crisis.

Introductions by:
Julio Frenk, Dean, Harvard School of Public Health

Panelists include the following:
Rebecca Henderson, Harvard Business School
Rob Paarlberg, Harvard Kennedy School & Wellesley College
John Briscoe, Harvard School of Public Health and Harvard
School of Engineering & Applied Sciences   John Briscoe is Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Environmental Engineering at Harvard University. He spent over twenty years with the World Bank, where he served as Senior Water Adviser. He is now director of the Harvard Water Program.

Sponsored by the Harvard University Center for the Environment; Harvard School of Engineering & Applied Sciences; Harvard Business School; Harvard School of Public Health; and the Harvard Kennedy School.

http://environment.harvard.edu/huce-special-lecture-peter-brabeck

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Why NASA’s New Exoplanet Discoveries Matter


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Published on Nov 5, 2015

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Dr. Natalie Batalha, an astrophysicist at NASA Ames Research Center, discusses her work with NASA’s Kepler telescope and recent discoveries of exoplanets.

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TPP: Designed to Protect Investors!


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Published on Nov 5, 2015

Thom Hartmann says under the Trans-Pacific Partnership, investors will be the only group allowed to sue.

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Release of TPP Full Text Shows Victory for Corporate Rights


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Published on Nov 5, 2015

Margaret Flowers challenges President Obama’s claim that the trade deal will promote a strong middle-class

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Growing Resistance in California’s Climate Crisis


350.org

Published on Nov 5, 2015

As Governor Brown strives to build a legacy around his action on climate change, he continues to ignore the very real impacts of dangerous extraction on communities. Without a plan to stop extraction in the state, he continues to allow fracking in communities of color that are already bearing the biggest impacts of climate, industry and the drought. This film tells the stories of those communities on the front lines of fracking and climate change.

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Caller: Why do Democratic Presidents Push Awful Trade Deals?


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Published on Nov 5, 2015

If you liked this clip of The Thom Hartmann Program, please do us a big favor and share it with your friends… and hit that “like” button!

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How Do We Talk About Climate Change?


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Published on Nov 5, 2015

Dr. Heidi Cullen, Chief Scientist for Climate Central, discusses strategies to how to talk to people about the impact of climate change.

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