Common Wealth

One sixth of the world remains trapped in extreme poverty unrelieved by global economic growth, and the poverty trap poses tragic hardships for the poor and great risks for the rest of the world.
p. 6 Common Wealth

We have reached the beginning of the twenty-first century with a very crowded planet: 6.6 billion people living in an interconnected global economy producing an astounding $60 trillion of output each year.
p. 17 Common Wealth

Human pressures on the Earth’s ecosystems and climate, unless mitigated substantially, will cause dangerous climate change, massive species extinctions, and the destruction of vital life-support functions.
p. 6 Common Wealth

U.S. military spending in 2006 was nearly equal to the military spending of the rest of the world combined.

By adopting a number of practical low-carbon technologies, we can bring the climate change problem under control at modest cost, indeed a far lower cost than the horrendous climate risks we face with business as usual.
p. 103 Common Wealth

China is adding the equivalent of 500-megawatt coal-fired plants per week - the total capacity of the UK power grid.
p. 75 Common Wealth

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September 22, 2008 - September 26, 2008

Financial Times: Bono and Jeffrey Sachs blog for the FT during MDG week


September 22, 2008

Time Out Mumbail: Jeffrey Sachs: Global co-operation is the only way to solve the world's problems


July 15, 2008

ABC Radio National: Jeffrey Sachs: sustainable solutioons


July 15, 2008

The Age: Alarm on carbon trading scheme


July 14, 2008

ABC News: Technology key to convincing China on emissions trading: economy


July 8, 2008

Grist: Sachs Education


July 2, 2008

National Interest online: A User's Guide to the Century


June 12, 2008

Jeff Sachs interviewed on German TV news, The Monitor

Jeffrey Sachs on The Monitor


May 17, 2008

The New York Times: Famine Looms as Wars Rend Horn of Africa


May 5, 2008

The Independent: Jeffrey Sachs: You Ask The Questions


April 28, 2008

Lecture and Book Signing


April 28, 2008

Newsweek: Rivers Running Dry


April 25, 2008

Real Time with Bill Maher



April 24, 2008

NCC Programs: Red, White, Blue, and Green: The Global Environment with Jeffrey Sachs (downloadable MP3)

April 21, 2008

MaximNews Network: Jeffrey Sachs' New Masterpiece: Common Wealth - Economics For A Crowded Planet


April 17, 2008

Bloomberg News: Sachs Says U.S. Not Doing Enough for Environment


April 16, 2008

Charlie Rose Show: A conversation with Jeffrey Sachs



Aptil 9, 2008

Authors@Google: Jeffrey D. Sachs


April 5, 2008

Guardian: How to save the world


April, 2008

Scientific American: Technological Keys to Climate Protection

By Jeffrey Sachs


Mar 31, 08

NY1: One on 1

"It's not everyone who can call both world leaders and rock stars friends, but it's all part of a bigger goal for economist Jeffrey Sachs, and the purpose could not be more serious. He's the subject of this week's One on 1 with Budd Mishkin. "


Mar 25, 08

The Lou Dobbs Show

Listen

Jeff comes on half way through the first hour.


Mar 25, 08

WNYC-93.9FM (NPR): "The Leonard Lopate Show"

Watch excerpt below or listen to entire show



March 24, 2008

D: 15 Projects For a Better World (Italian)


Mar 20, 08

The Diane Rhem Show: Listen to Interview


Mar 18, 08

The Daily Show



Mar 15, 08

Times Online: 'Still hope for Earth if we co-operate'

In an extract from his new book, the author argues that we must wake up to our increasing global interedpendence


Mar 13, 08

TIME: Common Wealth

By Jeffrey D. Sachs


Ongoing Q&A

Slate: Common Wealth