Jeffrey Sachs appears in the following:
Monday, December 21, 2015
World leaders achieved a landmark deal on climate change earlier this month. Now comes the hard part: Implementing it. Despite previous failures, one environmental leader is hopeful.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
After the handshakes, photo-ops, and countless speeches at the Paris climate talks, it's time to face the hardest part: implementation and follow-through.
Tuesday, November 03, 2015
Jeffrey D. Sachs discusses the 10th anniversary edition of The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time, and what still needs to be done to reduce extreme global poverty.
Friday, June 19, 2015
Fordham professor Dr. Christiana Peppard discusses Pope Francis' ambitious encyclical on climate change.
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Columbia's Jeffrey Sachs offers practical advice for achieving measurable improvement in the lives of those living in the developing world.
Wednesday, January 08, 2014
Fifty years ago, President Lyndon Johnson stood before Congress and announced "unconditional war on poverty in America." Jeffrey Sachs, director of the Earth Institute at Columbia Uni...
Monday, June 10, 2013
Jeffrey Sachs highlights the foreign policy triumphs of John F. Kennedy’s presidency and the crusade for world peace that he focused on in office. The last great campaign of John F. Kennedy’s life was not the battle for reelection he did not live to wage, but the struggle for a sustainable peace with the Soviet Union. To Move the World: JFK’s Quest for Peace looks at October 1962 to September 1963, when JFK used his political skills to establish more peaceful relations with the Soviet Union and to slow down the proliferation of nuclear arms.
Friday, February 24, 2012
This week's Please Explain is the final installment of our series How to Save the World. Jeffrey Sachs discusses whether it's possible to achieve world peace. He's Director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University and Special Advisor to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. His most recent book is The Price of Civilization.
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Jeffrey Sachs, economist and Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia, and author of The Price of Civilization, talks about the city clearing protesters from Zuccotti Park and what it means for the Occupy Wall Street movement. He wrote an op-ed about the movement's potential in Sunday’s New York Times.
Friday, October 07, 2011
Economist Jeffrey Sachs has a new book, "The Price of Civilization: Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity," and the heart of it is a single argument: all of the nation’s current economic, political and productive woes share a similar root cause: that America’s financial and political leaders are failing to take the moral steps necessary to restrain a society of markets, and policies run amok, and that we need to become a "mindful society."
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Monday, December 21, 2009
Monday, December 21, 2009
, director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, talks about what got accomplished at the Copenhagen climate change summit...and what didn’t. Also, NPR’s Carl Kassel
on his farewell tour; more uncommon economic resolutions.
Friday, October 23, 2009
In 1984 famine-ravaged Ethiopia caught the attention of western music stars who garnered an outpouring of western aid and goodwill with fundraisers like "USA for Africa." Twenty-five ...
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
, director of the Earth Institute
at Columbia University and author of The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time
, discusses the global economic crisis.
Monday, October 20, 2008
Since the financial crisis hit, Americans have watched the stock market and their 401(k)’s plummet. They've stood by, trying not to panic, while Washington leaders craft a financial ...
Tuesday, March 25, 2008
Economist Jeffrey Sachs
says that crises facing humanity - like poverty and disease - are daunting, but they can
be solved! Also: find out how to build homes out of garbage like old tires and beer cans. A Chicago teacher on helping his students solve some of the big problems ...