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#61: How Do We Atone for Poisoning Generations of American Minorities?
Episode 619th April 2019 • Important, Not Important • Important, Not Important
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In Episode 61, Quinn & Brian ask: How do we atone for poisoning generations of American minorities?

Our guest is Dr. Michael Dorsey, a recognized expert on global energy, finance and sustainability matters. Dr. Dorsey holds Rotary International’s highest honor, The Paul Harris Medal for Distinguished Service to Humanity, and is a “full member” of the Club of Rome. A graduate of the University of Michigan, Yale, and Johns Hopkins University, he is currently Senior Program Officer for Sustainability at the US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.

Dr. Dorsey is out there making change wherever he goes – which is just about everywhere, really – and today, he’s going to hold our hands and walk us through the history of environmental injustice in the United States (and beyond) – and how, ultimately, we can work together to make things better for future generations.

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The Book of Embraces by Eduardo Galeano: https://www.amazon.com/registry/wishlist/3R5XF4WMZE0TV/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_ep_ws_2Gr8Ab6RS5WF3



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Dr. Dorsey on Twitter: https://twitter.com/GreenHejira

Detroit XPAC: Detroitxpac.org

Watch Michael K. Dorsey discuss innovations in the energy sector: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ta46deJf1Nc

Climate Working Group: http://apa.nyu.edu/climate-working-group/

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