Coming up we’ll talk about the coming water crisis in the US with author Cynthia Barnett. But first two listener comments about yesterday’s programs. We received calls about the interview with the activists for St. Pete for Peace and we’ll hear a comment about yesterday’s Last Call show and the Republican candidates for President.
Our guest today is Cynthia Barnett author of a new book called BLUE REVOLUTION: UNMAKING AMERICAS WATER CRISIS (Beacon)....
Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I'm rob Lorei. Coming up some listener comments about yesterday's program. Then we'll hear a controversial comment about Muslims made by Newt Gingrich in Monday night's presidential candidates debate. And we'll talk with US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. Today the Washington Post reported:
"A majority of Senate Republicans appeared to break Tuesday with two decades of GOP orthodoxy against higher taxes, voting to advance a plan to abruptly canc...
An international group of food scientists says countries should not use food crops to produce biofuels during a world food crisis.
Three scientists with the Consultative Group on International
Agricultural Research say if nations stop turning corn into ethanol
this year, it would cut 20 percent from the price of corn next
year. Instead of using grains, the international group is calling on
the U.S. and other countries to shift biofuels production to
nonfood crops such as switchgrass...
Today the second annual Bay Area Black History Month luncheon was held at the Westin Harbor Island Hotel in Tampa. Gov. Charlie Crist spoke at this fundraiser for the United Negro College Fund.
According to its 2006 statistical report, the United Negro College Fund supports 65,000 students, including nearly 6,000 in Florida. Floridians contributed more than $3-million to the fund in 2006, and Gov. Crist applauded the amount that was donated Friday.