Watch the launch of State of the World 2014

State of the World 2013

Worldwatch Institute released its latest edition of the annual publication State of the World 2014: Governing for Sustainability, on Tuesday April 29, in Washington, D.C.

This year’s edition marks the Worldwatch Institute’s 40th anniversary and discusses the importance of reclaiming legitimate governance as a means to reach a more sustainable world.

Speakers this year included:

  • Project Co-directors Michael Renner and Tom Prugh
  • Keynote speaker David Orr, Paul Sears Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics at Oberlin College

and contributing authors:

  • Gar Alperovitz, co-founder of the Democracy Collaborative
  • Petra Bartosiewicz, freelance journalist and author of the book The Best Terrorists We Could Find
  • Colleen Cordes, Director of Outreach and Development for the Nature Institute in Ghent, New York
  • Thomas Palley, currently the Schwartz Economic Growth Fellow at the New America Foundation
  • Sean Sweeney, director and founder of the Global Labor Institute at the Cornell School of Industrial and labor Relations in New York City

Click here for the agenda. Click below or here to watch the video of the launch.