PATT MORRISON SCHEDULE
Thursday, December 9, 2010
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1:06 – 1:30
1:30 - 1:58:30
A Rope and a Prayer – terror with the Taliban
Two years ago, New York Time correspondent David Rohde was kidnapped by the Taliban. In A Rope and a Prayer (Viking), he recalls his seven months of captivity. Held for ransom, not politics, Rohde became the first American to witness the flourishing terrorist ministate inside
David Rohde & Kristen Mulvihill, authors of A Rope and A Prayer
- David Rohde is the winner of two Pulitzer prizes in journalism, a reporter for the new York Times, and the author of Endgame: The Betrayal and Fall of Srebrenica.
- Kristin Mulvihill is a painter and illustrator and most recently was the photography director of Cosmopolitan magazine.
2:06 – 2:19
Is a chance to save the rainforests within reach?
Fred Boltz, Senior Vice President for Global Strategies, Conservation International. He is leading Conservation International’s delegation at the UN climate talks in
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- Conservation International is a science-based NGO which works with partners in about 40 countries around the world.
- Boltz has a Ph.D. in natural resource economics, has nearly 20 years of experience in Africa, Asia and Latin America, and has learned six languages—English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Malagasy, and Chinese.
Tim Wirth, U.N. Foundation President
2:21 – 2:30
Mary Nichols, Chairman of the
Adam Rose, research professor at the University of Southern California School of Policy, Planning and Development where he focuses on the economics of energy and climate change policy. He was one of the lead authors of Next 10’s report looking at potential greenhouse gas emissions trading programs in
- Adam studied the cost of giving away pollution allowance permits versus selling them; the impact on large industrial facilities; options for returning the value of pollution allowances to households
- Overall, found the whole concept will not have a huge impact on the CA economy.
2:30 – 2:39
2:41 – 2:58:30
Whiter Shades of Pale: The Stuff White People Like, Coast to Coast, from
In 2008, Christian Lander started the blog Stuff White People Like. Since then, the site has exploded to over 71 million hits, and Lander has written a New York Times bestselling book by the same title. Lander returns with a new book, Whiter Shades of Pale: The Stuff White People Like, Coast to Coast, from
Christian Lander, author of the original blog “Stuff White People Like” and the book, “Whiter Shades of Pale”
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