The loss of biodiversity is at the center of a heated global debate. At issue, are the economic and social consequences of biodiversity loss and its connections to technology policy
In an encore episode of The Business Beat, originally aired in August 2011, Steve D'Agostino interviews Dr. Ignacio Chapela, PhD. They talk about reshaping the food system by eliminating genetically modified organisms.
Have you ever wondered how all those great wines we see in liquor stores and on restaurant wine lists get there? Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al is joined by Eric Perez, one of New England's top wine salespeople. He'll explain the distribution process and how wines go from vineyard to store shelf.
The Massachusetts Sustainable Economy Conference is designed to cultivate business relationships with a spirit of mutual benefit and civic interest. The 3rd Annual Conference is scheduled for April 30, 2012 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. The theme is "How Can Massachusetts Build Bridges to a 21st Century Economy?"
The 2nd Annual Conference was held in May 2011 at the same location. The theme was "Improve and Grow the Economy of the Commonwealth by Advancing Business Sustainability."
Have lobbyists in Washington impacted human population growth? This week Al is joined by Amy Harwood of the Center For Biological Diversity. They recently awarded the US Chamber of Commerce with the annual "Rubber Dodo" award for blocking efforts to initiate new laws to preserve endangered animal species and address issues relating to human population growth. Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 PM for a real eye opener.
The recent Tea Party activism that has spread across the country is by no means a novel phenomenon. In fact since the 1700's there have been at least 10 so called "Tea Parties" in America. Join Al this Sunday evening at 10:30 when he is joined by historian Joseph Cummins author of the new book, "Ten Tea Parties". Their discussion will center on how these patriotic protests have shaped the political landscape in this country.
She sat on the throne of Peter The Great and ruled the largest empire on earth. Her signature, inscribed on a decree could mean life or death for any of her twenty million subjects. She was intelligent, well read and a shrewd judge of character. As rare as it was for a woman to behold such power she did so with rationality and practical efficiency. Tune in this Sunday evening when Al is joined by Pulitzer Prize winning author, Robert Massie. His new book "Catherine The Great" is a true portrait of a woman destined for greatness.
Boston GreenFest is organized by the Foundation for a Green Future. As the region's largest multicultural, environmental festival, Boston GreenFest celebrates the many ways we can create a better world by greening our lives and our communities.
In an encore episode, Steve D'Agostino interviews Karen Weber, the founder and chief organizer of Boston GreenFest as well as the founder and driving force behind the Foundation for a Green Future.