Stories about People

April 18, 2019

Earth Week Exclusive Interview With Andy Sharpless, CEO of Oceana

Andy has led Oceana since 2003, and since that time it has grown to be the largest international conservation organization fully dedicated to protecting the oceans.  ODP:  Nearly one billion people around the world woke up hungry today.  And the number of people on...


One Deep Thing: A Presidential Address From Under The Sea

Some leaders will go to the depths to make a point.  And we don’t mean our own President.  The President of Seychelles, Danny Faure, gave a live address on Sunday from a mobile glass dome more than 400 feet beneath the surface of the Indian Ocean.  Why?  He...

April 17, 2019

One Prize Winning Thing: The Overstory by Richard Powers

The Overstory by Richard Powers won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction on Monday.  As its name suggests, it is an “epic” tale of the rich life and tragic death of trees.  According to The Washington Post, the novel’s win “marks a new high point in...

April 12, 2019

Interview of the Week: Kurt Bardella

Kurt Bardella was a Senior Advisor on the Oversight and Reform Committee staff when the Republicans controlled the House. He has since become a Democrat.  He is currently the CEO of Endeavor Strategies, a strategic communications firm, and the Publisher of Morning...

April 9, 2019

Climate change playing a role in Central American refugee migration

The influx of refugee seekers from Central American nations at our southern border has garnered widespread attention and caused national tension (made evident by last weekend’s firing of former-Secretary of Homeland Security, Kirstjen Nielsen for her relaxing of...

April 7, 2019

The Week Ahead: April 8-12 2019

It’s another Monday, but on the bright side, it’s going to be a good week to talk about climate change. Plus, later today the NCAA men’s basketball champs will be crowned, how’s your bracket doing? Also happening this week: Elections: CNN will...

April 5, 2019

Interview of the Week: Kathy Sullivan

Kathy Sullivan was a crew member on three Space Shuttle missions, she was the first American woman to walk in space, and she served as the most recent Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. ODP:  Last week, NASA astronauts Christina Koch...