Today’s guest is Bob Massie. Always an activist, Bob has served as the executive director of Ceres, a foundation that promotes the responsible ecological accountability of major corporations. He co-founded the Global Reporting Initiative with Dr. Allen White of the Tellus Institute. In 1994 Bob unsuccessfully ran on the Democratic ticket for Lt. Governor. Last year Bob ran for the Democratic nomination for Governor. Conversation evolved around Bob’s uniquely eclectic background and the struggles he overcame to become a lifelong advocate. Julie Taylor was back to co-host. Recorded on Feb. 27 at TCAM TV in Taunton.
Rhode Island School of Design Professor Anne Tate, a pioneer and civic leader in sustainable planning, returns to SouthCoast Matters. Professor Tate highlights the need to create more stable, mixed income housing; an infrastructure that supports the community; and neighborhoods with open spaces that appeal to and engage everyone. Dana Rebeiro co-hosted. Recorded on Feb. 27that TCAM TV in Taunton.
Award-winning Rhode Island School of Design Professor Anne Tate visits SouthCoast Matters today to discuss modern urban design and the importance of using holistic and creative approaches in order to revitalize older cities and promote their sustainability. A key challenge to sustainable urban design, says Tate, is to promote strong downtowns. Dana Rebeiro co-hosted. Recorded on Feb. 27that TCAM TV in Taunton.
Dr Michael Goodman-Exec. Dir. Of Public Policy Center at UMass’ Donahue Institute and co-editor of Mass Benchmarks, returns for a second visit to discuss population, employment and cost of living in different section of the state. Donnie McGee co-hosted. Recorded on Feb. 25that TCAM TV in Taunton.
Dr Michael Goodman-Exec. Dir. Of Public Policy Center at UMass’ Donahue Institute and co-editor of Mass Benchmarks, a journal and a series of free-standing research bulletins and leading indices to assess the Massachusetts economy. Statistical trends and their impact on the State were discussed. Donnie McGee co-hosted. Recorded on Feb. 25that TCAM TV in Taunton.