Fred Krupp, longtime president of the Environmental Defense Fund, will discuss and sign his new book, Earth: The Sequel, The Race to Reinvent Energy and Stop Global Warming. In this stirring and hopeful book, Krupp explains how to harness the great forces of capitalism to save the world from catastrophe. He introduces us to the innovators and investors who are reinventing energy and the ways to use it in order to stop global warming. And in doing so, he explains how we can build the new industries, jobs, and fortunes of the twenty-first century.
Chicago Matters: Growing Forward will explore critical issues affecting our region's ability to address the challenges and opportunities to develop the Chicago region. Chicago Matters is an annual public information series initiated and funded by The Chicago Community Trust, metropolitan Chicago's community foundation, with programming by WTTW Channel 11, Chicago Public Radio, the Chicago Public Library and The Chicago Reporter, a publication of the Community Renewal Society.
Recorded Thursday, March 27, 2008 at Chicago Public Library-Sulzer Regional Branch.