"Not even Superstorm Sandy has been able to grab our collective national attention long enough for anyone to think about taking serious action to combat global warming. ‘We’re going in precisely in the wrong direction,’ Elizabeth Kolbert says on this week’s Political Scene podcast. ‘[The Greenland ice sheet] is now melting at five times the rate it was in the nineteen-nineties. That has pretty significant implications for sea-level rise all over the world.’"
Kolbert joins Robert Stavins, the director of the Environmental Economics Program at Harvard University, and host Dorothy Wickenden to discuss the domestic and international politics of climate change. Click-through for more: http://nyr.kr/W55ERX