Capitalism, the Environment, and Crossing from Crisis to Sustainability (Conversations with History) - UCTV - University of California Television
Capitalism, the Environment, and Crossing from Crisis to Sustainability (Conversations with History)
Premiere Date: 6/23/2008; 54 minutes


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Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Yale Professor James Gustave Speth for a discussion of his career in the environmental movement. Professor Speth traces his changing perspective on the appropriate response to the environmental crisis. Concluding that only a radical transformation of capitalism will save the planet for future generations, he outlines the changes in consciousness and in the political agenda that will be required. (#14633)

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Standards for Grade(s): 11

United States History and Geography: Continuity and Change in the Twentieth Century

11.11 Students analyze the major social problems and domestic policy issues in contemporary American society.

5. Trace the impact of, need for, and controversies associated with environmental conservation, expansion of national partk system, and the development of environmental protection laws, with particular attention to the interation between environmental protection advocates and property rights advocates.

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