Global Environmental Issues

Speaking as president of Green Cross International, Mr. Gorbachev discussed environmental issues five years after the Rio Earth… read more

Speaking as president of Green Cross International, Mr. Gorbachev discussed environmental issues five years after the Rio Earth Summit. He pointed out that technology-centered societies still are clashing with the needs of nature. He said that the concept of “man over nature” has resulted in environmental crises in many countries and that people must learn to live in harmony with nature. Mr. Gorbachev was presented with the George Washington University President’s Medal for his part in ending the Cold War. Following his prepared remarks, Mr. Gorbachev took questions from the audience. Translation into English was by translator. close

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  • Mikhail Gorbachev Secretary-General (Former) U.S.S.R.->Communist Party
  • Laurent Hourde Director George Washington University->Institute for the Environment
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Global Environmental Issues

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Program ID:
80392-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 15, 1997
Last Aired:
Nov 30, 1997

Airing Details

  • Apr 15, 1997 | 10:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 16, 1997 | 3:51am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 16, 1997 | 5:51am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 16, 1997 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 19, 1997 | 4:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 30, 1997 | 1:55pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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