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American Leadership on Healthier Forests - David Hayes

Complete video at: David Hayes, President Obama's Deputy Secretary of the Interior, discusses American's political role in deforestation. "How about us showing the way? Exporting our know-how, our technology, and helping develop a sustainable and credible ...for the world to follow." ----- Thomas Lovejoy, in conversation with David Hayes, discuss future strategies in managing planet Earth and the issue of climate change, in a program entitled Re-Greening the Emerald Planet. - Aspen Institute David J. Hayes is US deputy secretary of the Interior. He was nominated for the position after serving on President Obamas Transition Team, heading the agency-review process for the Department of Energy, Department of Agriculture, Department of the Interior, and Environmental Protection Agency. Hayes works directly on Western water rights, federal land management, implementation of the Endangered Species Act, and issues involving the national parks and Indian tribes. Prior to joining the administration, Hayes was the global chairman of Latham & Watkins Environment, Land, and Resources Department. He also served as a senior fellow for the World Wildlife Fund, focusing on forestry and biodiversity issues. He was also a consulting professor at Stanford Universitys Woods Institute for the Environment. Hayes previously worked at the Interior Department under President Clinton, serving as deputy secretary and counselor to the secretary.
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