Our Climate Future Is Brighter Than It Looks

Ready for some reality-based optimism? The pundits like to say federal action on climate change is hopelessly stalled, but outside the Beltway there’s a real conversation happening around new energy opportunities, innovation and resilience that is bringing together businesses, environmentalists, and voices from across the political spectrum to drive change. Join two of America's leading environmental advocates as they describe how they work together and why they see reason for hope

Festival: 2015

Watch and Listen: U.S.A.

US Senator Mitch McConnell has just announced that he will bring health reform legislation to the Senate floor for a... See more
Rachel Dolezal is a white woman who has identified as African American. Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren has... See more
Most of us probably harbor preconceived notions about refugees. Maybe it’s a misunderstanding about what drove them... See more
The Trump Administration has said that “all options are on the table” in North Korea. What actually are the options,... See more
In recent years, the founding fathers have almost become deities—figures to be revered for their role in creating our... See more
The Afternoon of Conversation is the Aspen Ideas Festival's signature event and hosts an audience of 2,000 in the... See more

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