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Fourth Street Forum - March 23, 2012

Episode Description

[Original Airdate: March 23, 2012]

On the Road to the 2012 Green Energy Summit, hosted by MATC


The United States struggles to confront climate change. Clean energy sources offer hope but some of them gulp too much precious water. Scientists, politicians, and special interests tangle while people like actor and guest Ed Begley, Jr. stand up for regular folk.

With host DENISE CALLAWAY and with guests, in order of appearance - MICHAEL MANN, PhD, Director, Penn State Earth Science Center and Author, The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars; ED BEGLEY, Jr., Television, Movie, and Theater Actor, Author of "Living Like Ed: A Guide to the Eco-Friendly Life" and principal of the TV Series, "Living with Ed"; and DIANA GLASSMAN, Lead Author of "The Water-Energy Nexus: Adding Water to the Energy Agenda" for World Policy Institute and Environmental Consultant.