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Talking about climate change: Northrop Grumman CEO Ronald Sugar spoke at a Center for Strategic and International Studies event, saying, “It may well be time to take the next step—to create a higher-level structural mechanism, under government leadership, which builds on our scientific successes to date. What I am calling for is for the new administration to undertake a national initiative to leverage those investments to provide broad access to decision-quality climate knowledge. This is a really hard problem, but the pay-off will be enormous.” Click here to read the speech.
Zucker speech on programming cutbacks: “Can we continue to program 22 hours of prime-time? Three of our competitors don’t. Can we afford to program seven nights a week? One of our competitors doesn’t,” said Jeff Zucker, CEO of NBC Universal, in a speech at a UBS media investor conference. Read more highlights from the speech here.