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WCVE Forum: Meltdown

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 10:20am -- WCVE

From Climate One Radio: – We explore how mountains and forests are being impacted by climate change and, in turn, affecting our health. An economist and a doctor connect a rise in Dengue fever and a rise in the temperature of the Earth. A corporate consultant and an environmental advocate explain how planting trees is good for business. And a professional snowboarder says the demise of ski slopes is motivating skiers to launch into action on climate volatility.

Guests:
Part 1 Mountain Meltdown 1
Porter Fox, Editor, Powder Magazine; Author, DEEP: The Story of Skiing and the Future of Snow (November 2013)
Anne Nolin, Professor, Geosciences and Hydroclimatology, Oregon State University
Jeremy Jones, Founder and CEO, Protect our Winters; Professional Snowboarder

Part 2 Overheated
Andrew Guzman, Professor, UC Berkeley Law School; Author, Overheated: The Human Cost of Climate Change
Richard Joseph Jackson, Professor, UCLA School of Public Health; Host of the four-part public TV program, Designing Healthy Communities

Part 3 Forest Wars
Mike Korchinsky, Project Developer, REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation); Founder and CEO, Wildlife Works
T.J. DiCaprio, Senior Director, Environmental Sustainability, Microsoft CorporationSissel Waage, Director of Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services, Business for Social Responsibility

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Previously on WCVE Forum
February 23: Intelligence Squared U.S.: Should Snowden be Granted Clemency?