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

Imagine cows that are healthy to eat, great for land, and essential for clean water. Imagine an oil company selling us... See more
Our signature event, the Afternoon of Conversation will host an audience of more than 2,000 in the Benedict Music Tent... See more
Fisheries and fish stocks around the world are overfished, but in the past 15 years, a surprising narrative of recovery... See more
How does climate change impact people and how do people respond to these changes? Peter de Menocal is a geological... See more
Fisheries and fish stocks around the world risk dangerous depletion, but in the past 15 years, a surprising narrative... See more
Scarcity — across the West and elsewhere increasingly — the issue about water is whether there is enough of it. Some... See more

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