Perspectives on Prairie Climate Stewardship

We have reports and talks from the International Climate Stewardship Solutions Conference, and about the issues it covered. The conference was in Bismarck, North Dakota June 29th and 30th, 2009.

Our work on these issues is supported by the members of Prairie Public and the Prairie Climate Stewardship Network.

Interview with Henriette Bersee, counselor for Housing, Spatial Planning, and the Environment at the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Washington, DC. (5:47)

Interview with Preston Chiaro, CEO of Rio Tinto, one of the world’s largest diversified mining companies. (14:13)

Interview with Mike Crotty of the National Coal Council, a federal advisory committee to the Secretary of Energy. (6:51)

Story on John Halmans, CEO of Gulpener Brewery, B.V., a carbon neutral brewery in the Dutch village of Gulpen in the Netherlands. (3:23)

Interview with Peter Head, a director of ARUP and heads up the newly integrated business of Planning and Integrated Urbanism. (17:12)

Speech by Peter Head (37:54)

Peter Head Radio Edit (5:20)

Speech by Govenor John Hoeven on energy development in North Dakota. (22:06)

Speech by Roger Johnson, President of the National Farmers Union. (30:41)

Interview with Bishop Deborah Lieder Kiesey, President of the United Methodist General Board of Church and Society. (6:01)

Speech by Bishop Deboray Lieder Kiesey (13:20)

Bishop Deborah Lieder Kiesey Radio Edit (4:01)

Interview with Haiyan Li, Counselor for Economic Affairs at the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China, and chief representative in the U.S. for China’s Influential National Development and Reform Commission. (11:37)

Speech by Haiyan Li on China’s action in regard to climate change. (34:17)

Speech by Joshua Meltzer, First Secretary at the Embassy of Australia in Washington DC. (20:49)

Joshua Meltzer Radio Edit (3:49)

Speech by Michael G. Morris, Chairman and CEO, American Electric Power, from the “Low Carbon Energy Transition” section of the Conference. (45:11)

Interview with Michael G. Morris, president, chairman, and CEO of American Electric Power, from Prairie Public’s “Hear it Now”. (16:24)

Interview with Wayde Schaefer, Regional Representative for the Sierra Club in Bismarck, ND. (5:36)

Interview with Brian Soden, lead author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, from Prairie Public’s “Hear It Now”. (8:36)

Speech by Brian Soden (19:42)

Essay by Brian Soden on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report. (1:47)

Interview with Michael Zarin, director of Group Government Relations at Vesta Wind Systems. (9:47)

Various Conference Particpants discuss why they attended the conference. (8:18)

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