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We can end poverty, but the methods might surprise you

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John Podesta, Casey Dunning
South Africa has written food, water and health care protections into its constitution. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images
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"Ending extreme poverty in all its forms" is no longer a platitude or a dream for development experts – it's the guiding vision of the United Nations High Level Panel, as well as an achievement that's closer to being realized than ever before, thanks to the millennium development goals. ... Read more about We can end poverty, but the methods might surprise you

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Don Liddell

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Don Liddell

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General Counsel - CESA

Don Liddell is the General Counsel of CESA and a principal of Douglass & Liddell.  Don provides legal and government affairs support for CESA's regulatory and legislative advocacy in all forums.  In addition to CESA, he is in private practice as an attorney focused exclusively on energy law.  Don was Assistant General Counsel of Sempra Energy, where he was dedicated to all aspects of its unregulated companies.  Don served on the Board of Directors of the Independent Energy Producers Association from 1990 to 1997, including a term as Chairman. ... Read more about Don Liddell

Michael Russell

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Michael Russell

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Nicola Hedge

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Nicola Hedge

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Director, Climate Initiative

Nicola leads implementation of The San Diego Foundation’s Climate Initiative, working with donors, nonprofits, and business and government partners to help spur action to reduce regional greenhouse gas emissions and deepen community awareness about the local impacts of climate change. Before joining The Foundation, Nicola was a field office manager with a multi-year World Bank research project in rural Malawi, exploring connections between education, income, and health outcomes. ... Read more about Nicola Hedge

Douglas Kot

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Douglas Kot

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Executive Director - U.S. Green Building Council, San Diego Chapter

Doug is the Executive Director of the San Diego Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council. In this role he oversees the daily operations of the organization ensuring that the mission of the USGBC – San Diego is advanced. ... Read more about Douglas Kot

Falk Fedderson

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Falk Fedderson

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Acting Professor - Integrative Oceanography Division - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Falk Fedderson is an Associate Research Oceanographer with the Integrated Oceanography Division of SIO. His area of interest is surf-zone and near-shore physical Oceanography.  He has also co-hosted with the Ocean Institute the Surf Science Teen Conferences at SIO for high school students. ... Read more about Falk Fedderson

Murray Jennex

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Murray Jennex

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Associate Professor - MIS, SDSU Nuclear Engineer

Murray E. Jennex is an associate professor at San Diego State University, editor in chief of the International Journal of Knowledge Management, editor in chief of Idea Group Publishing's Knowledge Management book series, co-editor in chief of the International Journal of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, and president of the Foundation for Knowledge Management (LLC). He holds a B.A. in chemistry and physics from William Jewell College, an M.B.A. and an M.S. in software engineering from National University, an M.S. in telecommunications management and a Ph.D. ... Read more about Murray Jennex

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