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Community-driven Culture of Portland, Oregon 2 of 2: Rob Bennett

Part 2 of 2 Rob Bennett is the founding executive director of the Portland Sustainability Institute (PoSI). PoSI was founded in 2009 to systematically bring together business, higher education, nonprofit and municipal leaders to drive a set of next generation urban sustainability initiatives for the Portland metro region.

Rob talks about the concept of EcoDistricts and how the challenge is to blend pieces into a whole and cleaer strategy. He believes that positive change can only come from attacking challenges with enthusiasm for inspiring tangible, sustainable solutions at the local level. He ontinues to work at the intersection of the environment, community social justice, and built form.  For more videos on Portland's sustainability progress, visit Portland Sustainability Leadership channel on YouTube.

EarthSayers Rob Bennett; Barry Heidt
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Community-driven Culture of Portland, Oregon, 1 of 2: Rob Bennett
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Part 1 of 2 Rob Bennett is the founding executive director of the Portland Sustainability Institute (PoSI). Rob talks about his journey starting with his early involvement as a community organizer and leadership of the Green Building program in Portland, Oregon. He continues to work at the intersection of the environment, community social justice, and built form.  For more videos on Portland's sustainability progress, visit Portland Sustainability Leadership channel on YouTube.

EarthSayers Rob Bennett; Barry Heidt
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UK Climate Change Public Awareness Advertisement
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This is the UK Government TV Advertisement on climate change which is the subject of an investigtion after the government agency regulating advertising received hundreds of complaints that it is a form of political advertising, not a public service campaign.

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Sen. Kerry on New Climate Bill
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Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) shared some of the outlines of the anticipated Kerry, Graham, Lieberman climate bill today, telling Clean Skies News that the comprehensive bill will be unveiled sometime soon. (February 2010)

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EarthSayer Senator John Kerry
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Earth to Canada: Be Leaders by David Suzuki
Static PreviewDavid Suzuki has harsh words for Canada when it comes to environmental leadership. Corporate Knights caught up with Suzuki on the busy (and noisy) streets in front of the Toronto Stock Exchange to talk about clean technology, the climate summit in Copenhagen, and Canada's failed reputation as a world leader.
EarthSayer David Suzuki
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Copenhagen Climate Talks: President Obama
Static PreviewPresident Obama's speech, 12/18/09, in Copenhagen at UN Climate Conference. Time for talk is over. He calls for mitigation, transparency, and financing.
EarthSayer President Barack Obama
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Why the Number 350 for Climate Change
Static Preview350 is the most important number in the world. This number is the safe line for our global climate and a start line for a global movement. Join 350.org to take action in your community, engage our world's leaders, and build an international movement to solve the climate crisis.

Visit http://www.350.org to join the movement.
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The Urgency of Combating Climate Change
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Then President-elect Barack Obama in a speech (video) to the Global Climate Summit, November 18-19, 2008 Beverly Hills, California, promising "a new chapter of American leadership on climate change."


See also, Climate Change Talks, President Obama, 2009, here.  He speaks on Climate Change, 2013, here. President on Carbon Pollution and Power Plants here, May 2014.

EarthSayer President Barack Obama
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Portland Sustainability Institute - EcoDistricts
Static PreviewAn EcoDistrict is a neighborhood or district with a broad commitment to improve its environmental performance in an integrated strategy that includes engagement, self governance and benchmarking to make informed decisions about demand management, green building, infrastructure, and community engagement best practices.
EarthSayers Naomi Cole; Mark Gregory
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Recruiting Solar Manufacturers to Oregon
Static PreviewOregon is a great place to do business. In addition to keeping our Oregon companies in Oregon, and keeping them growing, The Oregon Economic and Community Development Department markets Oregon across the globe as an ideal business location. Solar cell manufacturing is one industry where Oregon has established some key competitive advantages, and OECDD's targeted recruitment strategy has brought many new companies to the state. Solaicx and SolarWorld are two of these companies that came to Oregon, bringing hundreds of new jobs along with them.
EarthSayers Bob Beisner; Bob Ford
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