Coal: Myths, Realities, and the Way Forward

Inspired and grounded in the new film from From the Ashes, this conversation is about moving forward from a 19th century innovation that’s not serving us well in the 21st century. How is the free market moving away from coal? How can communities that depend on coal mining and coal-fired power plants recover after layoffs and plant closures? Hear from coal country citizens who are at the center of the energy transition.

Festival: Aspen Ideas 2017

Watch and Listen: Environment

Senator Dianne Feinstein presents her own view on Climate and what we can do to address this threat.  See more
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A new generation of entrepreneurs believes that sustainability represents the next big wave of innovation and business... See more
Thomas E. Lovejoy, M.A. Sanjayan and E.O. Wilson bring together diverse expertise and perspectives to discuss the big... See more
Most companies have tended to see environmental stewardship as a cost, but more are now taking a pro-growth approach to... See more

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