FORA.tv's Stuart Schulzke interviews Radiohead lead singer Thom Yorke at the COP15 climate summit in Copenhagen.
Although Yorke criticizes the political atmosphere, he remains optimistic that domestic pressures will force world leaders to create valuable policies. "If it's full of shit, we're going to smell it," he quips.
Stuart Schulzke is FORA.tv's Director of Content Development.
Schulzke has deep world affairs content credentials. He earned two graduate degrees at the University of Oxford and his research has ranged from conflict resolution in Palestine to anti-corruption strategies in post-communist Central and Eastern Europe. Schulzke previously worked for the United States House of Representatives, primarily in framing media strategies for the Congressional Human Rights Caucus.
He oversees the development of FORA.tv partnerships with content providers and plays a primary role in formulating the company's overall content strategy.
Thom Yorke is an English musician who is the lead singer and principal songwriter of the alternative rock group Radiohead. He mainly plays guitar and piano, but he has also played drums and bass guitar (notably during the Kid A and Amnesiac sessions). In July 2006, he released his debut solo album, "The Eraser."
Yorke has been cited among the most influential figures in the music industry; in 2002, Q Magazine named Yorke the 6th most powerful figure in music, and Radiohead were ranked #73 in Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Artists of All Time" in 2005. Also Yorke has been cited among the greatest singers in popular music; in 2005, Blender readers voted Yorke the 18th greatest singer of all time, and in 2008 he was ranked 66th in Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Singers of all Time."