This week on EcoTalk you’ll
hear first about the "Kleercut" protest organized by Greenpeace and NRDC. The
target is Kimberly Clark. Pamela Wellner, Senior Forest Campaigner with
Greenpeace, says the Kleenex maker is using environmentally unfriendly
practices to make tissue, and that’s nothing to sneeze at. Listen (8 min)
talk to a former global warming skeptic-turned-believer about what role
climate change may or may not have played in last year’s killer storms.
Tim Barnett, a Research Marine Physicist at Scripps Institution of
Oceanography in San Diego, will tell us why he’s mad as hell at the
Bush administration. Listen (6 min)
In our last two segments the focus will be on
the good news about global warming with Union of Concerned Scientists President, Kevin Knobloch.
Have the cataclysmic events of 2005 forced a tipping point in climate
consciousness, and if so, how can that be used to inform and inspire in
06? Listen (19 min)
Listen to the whole program (37 min)