05 April 2011

Podcast Interview with Mark Hertsgaard from Science Friday

By Mary Vincent - Follow on Twitter @MaryVincent
Check out this podcast interview with Mark Hertsgaard from last week's Science Friday.
 (download mp3) or (podcast)
I told one of the San Francisco Bay Area Mayors and City Council Members a few years ago that they should not build their planned Executive Housing and a Golf Course on land that will be flooded by the San Francisco Bay in 50 years according to Scientific Reports. How are you handling this issue in your Cities and States?

Preparing For a Warmer Planet

How prepared are we for the next big storm? In his new book Hot: Living Through the Next Fifty Years on Earth, journalist Mark Hertsgaard explains how some countries like the Netherlands are planning 200 years in advance for rising sea levels and alternating periods of drought and heavy rains.   

Guests Mark Hertsgaard Author, "Hot: Living Through the Next Fifty Years on Earth" (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011) Environment Correspondent, The Nation
San Francisco, California