Peter Goldmark

When Our Country Loses Its Way

Join Host Michael Lerner in a conversation with Peter Goldmark, an environmentalist whose career has included leadership in major governmental, philanthropic, news media, and environmental organizations.

When Our Country Loses Its Way


Peter C. Goldmark, Jr.

Peter  is an environmentalist whose career has included leadership in major governmental, philanthropic, news media, and environmental organizations. Goldmark retired in 2010 as director of the Environmental Defense Fund’s climate and air program. He was previously the chairman and CEO of the International Herald Tribune, the president of the Rockefeller Foundation, the executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and the budget director for the State of New York. He is noted for being an advocate for social causes and environmental issues in many of his assignments. Goldmark is the son of Peter Carl Goldmark, who led the development of LP records and invented the first practical color television, among other innovations. He graduated from Harvard University in 1962.