Peter Hayes, Executive Director of the Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainable Development, talks about the implications of the disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant for the rest of East Asia.Â He also addresses security linkages such as early warning, rapid response, spent fuel relocation, and the role of civil society networks. The lecture took place at the Monterey Institute of International Studies on September 21, 2011. Continue reading
Tom Philpott is the Food and Ag blogger for Mother Jones, and the former editor of the online environmental news site Grist. He spoke at the closing plenary of the 2012 EcoFarm Conference at Asilomar Conference Center. Listen to his compelling treatment of America’s regulatory regimes and biotech agribusiness companies versus organic and sustainable agriculture. He also discusses the plight of farm workers and alternatives to current institutionalized oppression many experience.
Hear additional talks on the EcoFarm Conference website, along with their annual programming.