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Friday, July 27, 2012

A Call For Parents To Act Against Climate Change

Journalist and author Mark Hertsgaard is calling on parents to do something about climate change, in the same way they would step in if a speeding train were headed for their child. Hertsgaard is co-founder of a new group called “Climate Parents,” that aims to lobby government for polices to reduce climate change.

Guest:

  • Mark Hertsgaard, author and journalist

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