Across the Aisle: Coming Together on Clean Energy and Health Care

Social entrepreneurs Anne Kelly of Ceres and Rebecca Onie of Health Leads discuss how they’ve made unlikely allies in unlikely places, despite working on hot-button issues in a difficult political climate. By meeting people, practitioners, policymakers, and leaders where they are, Ceres and Health Leads have made considerable progress on two of the most urgent and universal issues of our time: climate and clean energy, and making meeting social needs a standard practice of health care.

Festival: Aspen Ideas 2017

Watch and Listen: Environment

As scientists have slowly come to grasp the seriousness of climate change, many have begun to doubt that humans can... See more
Some three billion people use biomass fuel – typically from wood, crop residues, or animal dung – to cook indoors in... See more
Meat production requires far more water, grain, land, and fossil fuel than anything else we eat – for example, one... See more
The killing of Harambe, the gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo, caused uproar around the country, raising questions about... See more
Every year, one-third of all the food produced on the planet is lost or wasted, an amount valued at about one trillion... See more
It is no longer possible to separate the health of the planet from the health of its people. Disease patterns are... See more

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