Explorations: Week of August 24 - 30, 2004

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Week of August 24 - August 30
The Alps are melting, according to the European Environmental Agency\'s new major report. Europe can expect blistering summers, huge floods, and devastating crop failures unless something is done about global warming.

Scientists at Princeton University have laid out a 15 point approach to reversing the efffects of the \"greenhouse effect.\" The catch is that there has to be political will for this technical fix to work, and such will is sorely lacking.

Richard Garwin, a noted physicist and advisor to both Republican and Democratic presidents, who received the National Medal of Science from G. W. Bush last November, has signed a statement by the Union of Concerned Scientists denouncing the administration for tampering with science. As science is the engine of prosperity and our well-being, this could become an election year issue, especially since 4,000 scientists have now signed on to that statement.

A new gene has been discovered which promises the possibility of vigor even as we extend the lifespan.

Scientists at the Medical College of Georgia are zeroing in on cerebral Palsy and other illnesses of the human race which may be cured by stem cell technology.

GUEST: Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., son of the late Senator Kennedy and author of the new book, \"Crimes Against Nature, How George W. Bush and His Corporate Pals are Plundering the Country and Hijacking Our Democracy,\" has focused his talents, energy and wealth on one cause: saving the environment.

Date Recorded on: 
2007-08-24 00:00:00
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2007-08-24 00:00:00
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1975.
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