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Interview of the Week: Jill Tiefenthaler, CEO National Geographic Society

Interview of the Week: Jill Tiefenthaler, CEO National Geographic Society

This past January, Jill Tiefenthaler was named the first female chief executive officer of National Geographic Society after having served as the president of Colorado College since 2011. At NGS Jill will now oversee the development and implementation of the Society’s mission-driven work and programmatic agenda as well as lead the Society’s global community of […]

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Heroes of the Week: Firefighters Fighting Wildfires

Heroes of the Week: Firefighters Fighting Wildfires

Across the Western United States, but in California especially, firefighters have been working around the clock to help save homes and communities. And while we’ve sometimes gotten pushback that when we portray the folks who are just doing their jobs as heroes–these brave men and women make the difference between life and death. In California, […]

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Democratic National Convention Night 3: All In For Climate Action

Democratic National Convention Night 3: All In For Climate Action

Yesterday, on night 3 of the Democratic National Convention, youth activists, farmers, leaders of the environmental community, as well as pop superstar Billie Eilish brought climate change to the forefront of the national conversation. As climate advocacy group, Climate Power 2020 explained, More than 25 speakers pushed for a strong response to the climate crisis […]

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Futurist Tony Seba: The 2020s Will Be the “Most Disruptive Decade in History”

Futurist Tony Seba: The 2020s Will Be the “Most Disruptive Decade in History”

Julia Pyper, host/producer of Political Climate Tony Seba has a track record of making accurate predictions. In 2014, the Stanford University futurist projected that clean energy technologies would fundamentally disrupt the fossil fuel industry, a notion that other experts said was deluded. Flash forward to today, and Seba correctly forecast the rapid decline in solar […]

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Hero of the Week: Hunter Filz

Hero of the Week: Hunter Filz

Third-grader Hunter Filz may only be eight but he already understands the importance of sharks to ecosystems. For his birthday this year he has been raising money for the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy to protect the animals he cares so deeply about. Hunter developed his passion for sharks as a baby and hopes to become a […]

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Interview of the Week, Nathaniel Stinnett CEO, Environmental Voter Project

Interview of the Week, Nathaniel Stinnett CEO, Environmental Voter Project


  ODP:  New polling by Data For Progress shows that progressive climate policies are popular in key battleground states and voters seem to be motivated to vote due to climate and environmental issues. But that has not been true in the past. Why is this election different? Or is it? NS:  There are a few […]

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