Earth Policy Institute
This week’s program explores the important lessons that we learned throughout 2012 by visiting a variety of interviews from the past year. Past guests from Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, Europe and the United States all explain interesting aspects of their respective cultures and weigh in on the most crucial concerns of the day. Guests include Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan; Prime Minister of Singapore, Lee Hsien Loong; Former Ambassador to the United States from Kazakhstan and current Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan, Erlan Idrissov; Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski and many more.
This week Dennis Wholey speaks with author and President of Earth Policy Institute, Lester Brown. President Brown explains the grim facts about the health of our planet and the ways in which we can make a change. President Brown has recently published two books on such topics, Full Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity and World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse.