17 Sep '12, 11am

Gus Speth: ‘Ultimate insider’ goes radical

Gus Speth: ‘Ultimate insider’ goes radical

James Gustave Speth, who goes by “Gus” and speaks with a soft South Carolina drawl, is nobody’s picture of a radical. His resume is as mainstream and establishment as it gets: environmental advisor to Presidents Carter and Clinton, founder of the Natural Resources Defense Council and World Resources Institute, administrator of the U.N. Development Program, dean of the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, now a professor at Vermont Law School, and distinguished senior fellow at Demos. Time magazine has called him the “ultimate insider.”

Full article: http://grist.org/climate-energy/gus-speth-ultimate-inside...

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