The Reith Lectures 2007

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2007041120070414Jeffrey Sachs delivers the first of five lectures, recorded at The Royal Society in London.

Sachs outlines the challenges facing mankind and argues that we must adapt to the new age and choose a fresh path for this generation and for those to come.

2007041820070421Jeffrey Sachs delivers the second of five lectures from the University in Beijing. He discusses the dynamics of China's emergence as an economic superpower and asks what this means for the big challenges we face, notably climate change.
2007042520070428Jeffrey Sachs delivers the third of five lectures from the Earth Institute at Columbia University, New York. He talks about the need for international cooperation to begin the search for peace, warning of the ever-present threats of war, of failed states and the sheer complexity of a globalised society.
2007050220070505Jeffrey Sachs delivers the fourth of five lectures from London's School of Oriental and African Studies. He considers the challenges of extreme poverty and the extreme worry of the developed world which fears for its own prosperity. He argues that the free market cannot solve these problems and proposes his own plan of action.
2007050920070512Jeffrey Sachs delivers the last of five lectures from Edinburgh.

He calls for a new Enlightenment to help make globalisation work for all. Laying out a blueprint for global co-operation in the new millennium, he urges the world to fulfil our promises to tackle climate change, to end nuclear proliferation and to banish extreme poverty by 2015.

20070512Jeffrey Sachs delivers the last of five lectures from Edinburgh.

He calls for a new Enlightenment to help make globalisation work for all. Laying out a blueprint for global co-operation in the new millennium, he urges the world to fulfil our promises to tackle climate change, to end nuclear proliferation and to banish extreme poverty by 2015.