April 23, 2017 – Just as Earth Day got unprecedented viewership with marches all over the US and the world, where scientists marched in droves to protect our planet, demand money not be cut by Drumpf administration for EPA and science exploration and research, a group of children may be in the best position to made adults squirm as so many callously disregard the next generation’s right to “inherit” a habitable planet as all previous generations have done.
Guests: Massachusetts State Senator James ‘Jamie’ Eldridge, Vice-Chair of the Senate Committee on Global Warming and Climate Change, and Member of the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy; Jim O’Reilly, Director of Public Policy at Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP)
Guest: Dr. James J. McCarthy, Ph.D., Alexander Agassiz Professor of Biological Oceanography at Harvard University, and Former Director of Harvard’s Museum of Comparative Zoology Part 2: Dr. McCarthy shares with us the state of our oceans and its importance to our own survival: from the glaciers in Greenland to the …
Guest: Dr. Dale Jorgenson, Ph.D., Samuel W. Morris University Professor of Economics at Harvard University, and Professor of Policy at John F. Kennedy School of Government. Discussion on how the economics of ‘doing nothing’ to avert climate change ‘in US & around the world’ will increase coastal disasters, flooding, food …
The Path Less Traveled–From Dirty Fossil Fuel to Clean Renewable Energy–Creating ‘State-Based’ Infrastructures that Promote In-State Job Growth While Benefiting the Local Environment Guest: Dr. Anthony. R. Ingraffea, Ph.D., P.E. is the Dwight C. Baum Professor of Engineering and Weiss Presidential Teaching Fellow at Cornell University
Guest: John Rumpler, Senior Attorney for Environment America Discussion about the shale oil industry, and the methods they use to extract shale oil and gas, who is being harmed, and what is happening to our environment. If you think it can’t happen in your state–watch this program!
The Carbon-Nation of America: Politics & Policies and the New Global Crisis…Stemming the Crisis State by StateGuest: Massachusetts State Senator Mike Barrett
A new legislative initiative is sweeping through the US. Because Washington has not acted, individual states are turning to their own legislatures to curb the effect greenhouse gas emissions has on their state, their people, and ultimately their nation. Several proposals include, Cap and Trade, Cap and Invest, and Carbon …