PlanetForward_3.19.pngFormer CNN anchor Frank Sesno has been named the host and managing editor for “Planet Forward,” a Web and TV collaboration using social media to advance the discussion on energy and climate change.

“Planet Forward,” has both user-generated content and commissioned pieces. In addition to the Website, on April 15, “Plant Forward” will produce a special for PBS with White House Energy and Climate Adviser Carol Browner.

Contributors to the site include Newt Gingrich, Ted Danson and Christine Todd Whitman.

The project is headquartered at The George Washington University along with three other schools: Roger Williams University, Middlebury College, and The University of Nebraska.

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