Explorations – September 21, 2004

Pulitzer Prize Winner Ross Ross Gelbspan, whose latest book is Boiling Point: How Politicians, Big Oil and Coal, Journalists and Activists Are Fueling the Climate Crisis–And What We Can Do to Avert Disaster. Also: Scientists testify before Congress that global warming is driving the recent monster hurricanes that have hit the Caribbean and United States, and that we could have more of them; Warm water mussels now being found 800 miles from the North Pole, raising concerns that arctic ice is melting faster than expected; Nature Magazine polls Bush and Kerry on their views on science, finding that they have very different views on science and society; British Prime Minister Tony Blair breaks with Bush on the question of the environment: Blair pledges to put the environment as one of the top issues facing the world; Retired Colonel claims he has found a missing hydrogen bomb lost in the 1950s.

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