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Dr. Jeff Sachs and Jim Messina join Morning Joe to discuss Democratic enthusiasm going into the midterms, term limits in China and a goal list for America by the year 2030.

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With participation from over 41 countries, the second annual WSDS 2018 commenced with a call for unparalleled global cooperation towards mutual sustainability goals. While defining the imperatives of global sustainability, Dr Ajay Mathur, Director General, TERI, said “We must move towards a future where the world is better environmentally, economically, and socially”. Joining him on the stage were, HE Nils Ragnar Kamsvag, the Royal Norwegian Ambassador to India; Mr Ashok Chawla, Chairman, TERI; and Prof. Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, CSD, Columbia University.

In his Keynote Address, Prof. Jeffrey Sachs delivered a hard-hitting discourse on the stakes at hand. Urging the world to act at a speed “that is completely uncharacteristic of our societies,” he defined the global imperatives that will define sustainability in the 21st century. “For the future of the world – China and India have to get it right,” he said, summing the world’s global shift of economic strength to Asia, and its need to ensure that its growth is sustainable.

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Dr. Jeffrey Sachs joins Morning Joe to discuss Donald Trump’s economic policies and his meeting with Japanese PM Abe.

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Professor Jeffrey Sachs, Director of Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University, delivers speech on Sustainable Development: Putting People and Planet at the Center.

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January 11th, 2018

The Rise of Vladimir Putin

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The Chinese University and the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust yesterday hosted the launch of the Hong Kong chapter of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network. It comes under the umbrella of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, and seeks to mobilize expertise, information, and resources from academia, philanthropy, government, business, and non-profit organizations to address challenges. Professor Jeffrey Sachs is the Director of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network. Mike Weeks asked him about the goals of the Network.

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