The nexus of food, water and energy is an increasing concern as business and government leaders confront growing global population and burgeoning consumer classes in China and other developing countries. Feeding and hydrating 7 billion people at adequate levels is a challenge that will be heightened by growing energy demand and climate-driven droughts and floods. Is hydraulic fracturing smart in a world with rising water stress? How can innovation, technology and policy work together toward a clean and prosperous economy?
Is Superstorm Sandy a game changer for the national conversation about climate disruption? In the wake of the hurricane, activist Bill McKibben and oil industry veteran John Hofmeister face off on the topic of global warming.