Celebrities

Susan Sarandon, Will.i.am on Green Design

By Alison van Diggelen, host of Fresh Dialogues Susan Sarandon and Will.i.am shared tributes to Green Design guru Bill McDonough at the Cradle to Cradle Design Innovation Event this month in San Francisco. “We are a community of [...]

Meryl Streep: Green Inspiration

By Alison van Diggelen, host of Fresh Dialogues The first thing that strikes you about Meryl Streep is her grace and poise. Like a true royal, she glided into the throng of green designers and architects gathered at [...]

Neil deGrasse Tyson on Climate Change

By Alison van Diggelen, host of Fresh Dialogues He’s known as the “sexiest” astrophysicist alive, host of Nova ScienceNow on PBS, and Stephen Colbert’s favorite interviewee.  Neil deGrasse Tyson may be more comfortable talking black holes and cosmic quandaries, [...]

Tom Brokaw: Climate Change is Real

By Alison van Diggelen, host of Fresh Dialogues Days before the Global Climate Conference in Durban South Africa, NBC’s Special Correspondent Tom Brokaw delivered a  strong message in  Silicon Valley for those who deny climate change. “It’s real, we see it in [...]

Maureen Dowd: Talks Green

By Alison van Diggelen, host of Fresh Dialogues This week, we take a look at the Fresh Dialogues archives. Last April, I met with the enchanting Pulitzer Prize winning columnist Maureen Dowd. We had an animated conversation during [...]

Tom Friedman: China Envy Video

By Alison van Diggelen, host of Fresh Dialogues I sat down with Pulitzer Prize winner, Tom Friedman, just before he delivered a lecture to an expectant Foothill College Celebrity Forum audience at the Flint Center in Silicon Valley.  We discussed his [...]

Robert Ballard: Titanic Explorer Talks Climate Change

By Alison van Diggelen, host of Fresh Dialogues Check out the new Fresh Dialogues YouTube Channel more exclusive interviews.   Robert Ballard, the ocean explorer of Titanic fame sat down with me in Silicon Valley to discuss [...]

Paul Krugman: Will Climate Legislation Kill the Economy?

By Alison van Diggelen, host of Fresh Dialogues As delegates gather in Copenhagen this week to thrash out a global treaty on climate change, the shrill from skeptics intensifies. It’s useful to listen to wisdom from [...]

Al Gore: What were you thinking?

By Alison van Diggelen, host of Fresh Dialogues I talked briefly to Vice President Al Gore off mic, before his speech and look forward to interviewing him for Fresh Dialogues in the future. These audio and [...]

Paul Krugman: On China and Climate Change Transcript

By Alison van Diggelen, host of Fresh Dialogues This exclusive interview with Nobel Prize winner, Paul Krugman was recorded on November 12, 2009 in Silicon Valley. Dr. Krugman was in town to deliver a lecture as [...]

Paul Krugman: On China, Climate Change

By Alison van Diggelen, host of Fresh Dialogues Here’s the transcript.  SEE VIDEO of Part One (Part Two coming soon) In advance of Obama’s trip to China this week, Nobel Prize winner, Paul Krugman gave a [...]

Paul Krugman: Advice for Obama Job Summit Transcript

By Alison van Diggelen, host of Fresh Dialogues This exclusive interview with Paul Krugman was recorded on November 12, 2009 in SiliconValley. Dr. Krugman was in town to deliver a lecture as part of the Foothill [...]