Carolyn Raffensperger

Carolyn Raffensperger is the Executive Director of the Science & Environmental Health Network, www.sehn.org.

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Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 4:00pm
Economics As If Future Generations Mattered
We have turned a corner on climate change -- a wrong turn-- and it is happening more rapidly than we have predicted. Climate change is already disrupting society, ecosystems, and national economies. We have altered so much of our Earth that we now threaten our own survival. We know the catastrophic...
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Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 11:40am
A Prescription for Injuries of the Soul: Healing the Earth Healing Us
Most people suffer from a sense of moral failure over environmental matters. The mismatch between being told to change our light bulbs when the planet seems in free fall—melting ice caps, polluted water supplies, drought—creates a needling angst and anxiety. We know that we are in deep trouble, but feel that there is little we—or anyone—can do individually.
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