A DEBATE OVER GLOBAL WARMING

06/20/06

Joining us for this segment were Tim Flannery, author of the new book THE WEATHER MAKERS....HE'S BEEN AN EXPLORER, SCIENTIST AND CONSERVATIONIST....HE'S TAUGHT AT HARVARD AND IS NOW A PROFESSOR AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE and the director of the South Australian Museum.

Marlo Lewis, Jr. is a Senior Fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, where he writes on global warming, energy policy, and other public policy issues.

Marlo has been published in the Washington Times AND HE'S appeared on various television and radio programs, and his ideas have been featured in radio commentary by Rush Limbaugh and G. Gordon Liddy.

He holds a Ph.D. in Government from Harvard University and a B.A. in Political Science from Claremont McKenna College.

TIM FLANNERY writes that WE ARE REACHING A GLOBAL TIPPING POINT IN WHICH ONE OUT OF FIVE LIVING SPECIES WILL BECOME EXTINCT BECAUSE OF THE GROWING LEVELS OF GREENHOUSE GASES. During this program our two guests debated the speed at which global warming is ocurring; the cause of the melting of glaciers, mountain snow and icecaps; whether the problem will seriously effect life on earth and what government policy should be.

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