Sandra Steingraber

Weekly Roundup: Sandra Steingraber, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, Jessica Valenti

Happy Tuesday! Get into the week by checking out what some of our headlining speakers are up to:   Reporting live from Paris:  Dr. Sandra Steingraber gives us a first-hand account of the Paris Climate Summit, where the enthusiasm is palpable for making change and paving the way toward renewable energy and a decarbonized future. […]

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Trending Now: Kyle Thiermann, Sandra Steingraber, Neil deGrasse Tyson

Discovery Digital Networks has added another video network to its portfolio with the launch of Seeker.  Starring in one of the network’s inaugural shows — Pro-surfer Kyle Thiermann shares his passion for waves and preserving the oceans that are his playground.   Head over to EcoWatch and read Dr. Sandra Steingraber’s remarks to the chief commissioner of the

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Happy 2015!

We hope everyone had a fantastic holiday season and is ready for a healthy and productive year in 2015!   Let’s get caught up on what some of our speakers have been up to:   On December 17, 2014, New York  Gov. Andrew Cuomo banned the practice of high-volume hydraulic fracturing (of shale formations) in New York

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Getting people to listen!

Jodi Solomon Speakers has been a strong supporter for the People’s Climate March which happened this past Sunday. So what is the next step?  Raising awareness is dependent on getting everyone to listen (governments, companies, and fellow citizens).     The throngs that marched in support of actions to prevent negative climate change got people

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“We Do Not Inherit the Earth from Our Ancestors; We Borrow It from Our Children.” -Dennis Hall

  We don’t need to convince you that the weather in Boston has been gorgeous these past few days. But year after year, days like this are becoming more and more scarce as our seasons become increasingly more extreme. While many of our fellow citizens have taken serious steps to try to prevent our situation from

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Trending Now: Sandra Steingraber, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Jessica Valenti

What does the anti-fracking and the climate movements have to do with one another? EcoWatch posted a speech by Sandra Steingraber, who has been campaigning for anti-fracking, explaining the correlation between the two.   Host of  “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey,” Neil deGrasse Tyson, was featured on a  “StarTalk”  broadcast with the creator of  “Cosmos,” Ann Druyan. Get a peek into what it’s

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Trending Now: Spencer Overton, Michael Tubbs, Jeffrey Simon

Ready for some spectacular news?! Political aficionado, Spencer Overton, has recently been appointed to President Obama’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African-Americans.   A round of applause to the devote community organizer of Stockton, California and muse of documentary True Son, Michael Tubbs, who has been accepted into Stanford’s Design School Fellowship. Check out the talk he had with Google about the documentary

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Trending Now: Enrique Morones, Sandra Steingraber, Robert Bullard

Here is the latest from our speakers who are making headlines:   Amid the controversy and protests of migrants being sent to Southern California –speaker and activist Enrique Morones and his organization, the Border Angels, are leading the efforts to get basic supplies to those families.   Dr. Sandra Steingraber posits that a New York state Court of Appeals

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Weekly Round Up: NFL Helmet Bans and Tips for Getting Your Life in Order

Already 2 weeks down in 2014 – be strong and stick to those resolutions! Here’s what our speakers have been up to thus far in the new year.   In the Memphis Flyer, Susan Douglas publishes a scathing condemnation of right-wing political spending.  “Among the many visionary goals of our nation’s right wing — impoverish

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