With the richest 1 percent of Americans controlling an estimated 40 percent of the country’s wealth, Stiglitz argues against the vicious circle of inequality. Stiglitz offers his plan for changing the current fiscal and budgetary policies.
is a Nobel Prize Winner in Economics, a Professor at Columbia University and author of The Price of Inequality
: How Today’s Divided Society Endangers Our Future. Joan Walsh
is Editor at Large at Salon.com
and the moderator.
Source: Joseph Stiglitz: The Price of Inequality
The West in Flames
provides an update on the recent heat waves and droughts across the country and where we are heading with climate change. He is an environmental activist and author of A Great Aridness
: Climate Change and the Future of the American Southwest.
Source: The West in Flames
Euro Trash Powers Sweden
Sweden’s waste-to-energy program converts household trash into energy, providing electricity and heating to hundreds of thousands of homes across the nation. Bruce Gellerman
spoke with Catarina Ostlund
of the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency
about the program.
Source: Euro Trash Powers Sweden
Reducing Auto Emissions in California
The California State government has mandated that by 2025, 15 percent of new cars sold in the state must have zero or near-zero emissions. Daniel Sperling
, the director of the Institute of Transportation Studies
at the University of California Davis, talks to Bruce Gellerman about this goal.
Source: Keeping Emissions Down in California
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