03 Sep '11, 12pm

Countering Climate Change, from the Heartland to the Great Barrier Reef

Countering Climate Change, from the Heartland to the Great Barrier Reef

Editor's Note: This is the latest episode of Energy NOW! , A video program dedicated to energy and environmental issues. You can see the full video at the bottom of this post, and archived episodes are online at EnergyNow.com . Greenhouse gas emissions are changing the Earth's atmosphere and oceans, putting critical ecosystems in peril. Can the effects of climate change be countered? This week energyNOW! explores potential solutions in two very different locations – America's heartland and Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Changing the Conversation to Conservation Polling data shows the percentage of Americans who worry about climate change is falling, and in some parts of the country, the term "global warming" is practically taboo. So why are some of the states where global-warming skeptics live also making big investments in renewable energy? Correspondent Lee Patrick Sull...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2011/09/03/countering-climat...

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