Courting Disaster: Fight For Oil, Water And A Healthy Planet

Courting Disaster: Fight For Oil, Water And A Healthy Planet


Stanford University President John Hennessy, journalist Carlos Watson, and a panel of leading figures in international affairs, energy development, media, and government joined an audience of more than 5,500 people in Maples Pavilion for the second annual Roundtable at Stanford University. The wide-ranging discussion, entitled "Courting Disaster: The Fight for Oil, Water and a Healthy Planet," covered issues such as America's role in the world, the war in Iraq and unrest in the Middle East, terrorism and nuclear proliferation, the upcoming presidential election and climate change. Roundtable panelists: John Hennessy (President, Stanford University), Carlos Watson, General John Abizaid, Pamela Matson (Dean, Stanford School of Earth Sciences), Stephen Breyer (US Supreme Court), Thomas Friedman (author and New York Times columnist), John Bryson (CEO, Edison International). Recorded on October 13, 2007 at Stanford University. The Roundtable at Stanford University: Woods Institute for the Environment: Stanford University channel on YouTube:

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