The effects of climate change are not far off problems for future generations. They are existential problems for everyone alive today. That’s one big takeaway from the U.S. federal government’s latest roundup of climate science, the National Climate Assessment, now in its fourth iteration.
Brookings Institution Economist Adele Morris is in town as part of UNLV's
program Brookings West and she will be speaking at the Greenspun School of
Journalism today. She joins us to explain why the Copenhagen conference will
not be able to agree on a common plan to tackle climate change.
A joint report from the Rocky Mountain Climate Organization and the Natural
Resources Defense Council argues that national parks in the Southwest such
as Zion National Park and the Lake Mead Recreation Area. We talk with
Founder and President of the Rocky Mountain Climate Organization Steven
Saunders about the report's findings.