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

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

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

One day’s Pentagon spending would provide enough funds to ensure antimalarial bed net protection for every sleeping site in Africa for five years.
p. 274 Common Wealth

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

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



Common Wealth Club

The Earth Institute Newsletter

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


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