Ecologist Amy Seidl’s new book, Early Spring: An Ecologist and Her Children Wake to a Warming World tackles climate change on a local level. Also, Burlington Free Press reporter Candy Page talks about efforts to convert food waste into energy.
Congressman Peter Welch wants your ideas on how to tackle climate
change through legislation. And on the
next Vermont Edition, he joins us in the studio. Also, VPR’s Bob Kinzel discusses budget issues in Montpelier, and we visit a homeless shelter in Brattleboro.
Senator John Sununu says setting emissions standards is an important debate,
and he hopes an upcoming bill calling for mandatory limits on greenhouse gases
will make every effort to minimize costs for the state’s consumers and economy.
Andrew Revkin brings a sobering message about climate change when he
visits the University of Vermont tonight.
Revkin is a science reporter for the New York Times and has been delving
into the global warming challenge in a recent series, with a focus on
climate change skeptics and their efforts to fight regulations that would
limit carbon dioxide emissions.