Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Felicity Barringer, Reporter, The New York Times
Marc Lifsher, Reporter, Los Angeles Times
California’s scheme to reduce carbon pollution is forging ahead even though Washington DC and other states have hit the brakes on similar efforts. How is the state’s main climate law (AB 32) holding up in a national political environment hostile to any environmental regulations? How well is the mainstream news media covering the complex and murky world of carbon trading? Is the media giving people who deny basic climate science too much voice? We’ll discuss the news media and energy markets and politics with leading reporters on the beat.
This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on March 2, 2012.