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Gus Speth    

Environmental Lawyer and Advocate; Vermont Law Professor

James Gustave is a United States environmental lawyer and advocate.

Speth has been a leader or participant in many task forces and committees aimed at combating environmental degradation, including the President’s Task Force on Global Resources and Environment; the Western Hemisphere Dialogue on Environment and Development; and the National Commission on the Environment.

Among his awards are the National Wildlife Federation’s Resources Defense Award, the Natural Resources Council of America’s Barbara Swain Award of Honor, a 1997 Special Recognition Award from the Society for International Development, the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Environmental Law Institute, and the Blue Planet Prize. He holds honorary degrees from Clark University, the College of the Atlantic, Vermont Law School, and Middlebury College.

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Unity College graduates charged with stewardship of Earth ...

James Gustave Speth, law professor at Vermont Law School and former dean of Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, addressed about 500 ...

A presidential adviser, radicalized by American inaction on climate ...

The speaker is Gus Speth. The subject is his arrest — first of a lifetime — in a protest over the Keystone XL pipeline in the summer of 2011. And the quote is from ...

A new American dream: We're No. 1? - San Antonio Express-News

1? By James Gustave Speth : October 8, 2012. Comments (0) · E- ... James Gustave Speth is the author of “America the Possible: Manifesto for a New Economy.

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