Exploration

Explorations – December 16, 2003

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Dr. Michael Oppenheimer, Professor of Geosciences and International Affairs at Princeton University and current Director of the Program in Science, Technology and Environmental Policy (STEP) at the Woodrow Wilson School. Michio talks with Dr. Oppenheimer about the Kyoto Protocols. Also: The U.N. World Health Organization says Global warming has killed 150,000 this year; Scientists say humans started effecting earth’s climate 8,000 years ago with the dawn of agriculture and livestock; Will Bush put Nuclear reactors in space?; Chimpanzee genome decoded – most genes identical to humans; Is the earth’s magnetic field weakening?; Scientist say gene could hold secret to longevity.