James Gustave Speth: Capitalism, the Environment, and Crossing from Crisis to Sustainability

Conversations with History - James Gustave Speth

James Gustave Speth; Dean of the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University

Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Yale Professor James Gustav Speth for a discussion of his career in the environmental movement. Professor Speth traces his changing perspective on the appropriate response to the environmental crisis. Concluding that only a radical transformation of capitalism will save the planet for future generations, he outlines the changes in consciousness and in the political agenda that will be required.


Key Words: Law, Environment, Capitalism, Sustainability, Climate Change, Global Warming
James Gustave Speth
Publication date: 
April 1, 2008
Publication type: 
Conversations with History