So just what WAS accomplished at the U.N. Climate Change conference in Montreal?
We'll find out from New York Times environment reporter, Andrew Revkin. Andy also lends his voice and musical talent (who knew?) to this week's theme s
song...Liberated Carbon...by his band Uncle Wade. Listen (11 min)
Paul Rogers, science reporter for the San Jose Mercury News, will join us for an update on what California is doing to combat global warming while the Bush administration fiddles away. Listen (7 min)
In our second half we'll hear Daniel Nepstad, senior scientist at the Woods Hole Research Center and founder of the Amazon Institute of Ecological Research in Brazil, will join us to talk about a devastating drought unfolding in the Brazilian rainforest, most likely the result of climate disruption. Listen (12 min)
Last, but not least, Jerome Ringo, new president of the Apollo Alliance , will weigh in on this week's announcement by the Energy Department that the price of oil will continue to rise steadily (surprise!) and so the U.S. must turn to "renewables, like coal and nuclear". Oy to the world. Listen (7 min)