There are many challenges when it comes to addressing the destructive effects of climate change, and few people are better suited to address these challenges than Chris Field. A world-renowned researcher, Dr. Field understands the nuances and implications of the science. And as a gifted and trusted communicator who has the ear of the world’s diplomats, he can explain the urgency of action to policy makers and the general public. In this wide-ranging and thoughtful interview with Dan Rather, Dr. Field calmly but firmly explains what we know about climate change, what the stakes are, and what can be done about it.
Read Dan Rather’s thoughts about the interview in this Huffington Post article: The Defining Challenge of the 21st Century
Chris Field is the founding director of the Carnegie Institution’s Department of Global Ecology at Stanford University and a world-renowned researcher in the field of climate change. Dr. Field’s research emphasizes field and laboratory studies of impacts of climate change, from the molecular to the global scale. He also is a leading voice in the… Continue Reading
Dan Rather has a resume that reads like a history book. He has interviewed every American president since Eisenhower and personally covered almost every important global dateline of the last 60 years, from the Civil Rights Movement to Vietnam, to Watergate to the terrorist attacks of 9/11. Rather helped pioneer the very idea that television… Continue Reading