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Fourth Street Forum - March 28, 2014

Episode Description

[Original Airdate: March 28, 2014]

On the Road to the 2014 Sustainability Summit, Wisconsin Center
Part 1: Climate Change, a Sustainable Economy, and New Energy

Our economy runs on energy from fossil fuels. But abundant coal and oil are major contributors to greenhouse gases, which affect our climate and threaten our way of life. Can we sustain economic development and stabilize our climate? If we don't, will our earth be a healthy place for generations to come? With host Marcus White, Vice President of Community Partnerships, Greater Milwaukee Foundation.

And with guests in order of appearance -- Charles Hall, PhD, Author, Energy and the Wealth of Nations, Professor, Environmental Science and Forestry, SUNY, Syracuse, New York; Debra Rowe, PhD, President, U.S. Partnership for Education for Sustainable Development, Oakland, Michigan; and Carl Hedde, Director of Corporate Risk Management, (Catastrophe Management and Risk Evaluation), Munich RE America, Princeton, New Jersey