The Great Lakes hold six quadrillion gallons of water. That’s 20 percent of the world’s fresh surface water. As scarcity grows, there’s concern more and more people are eying that water -- it's been likened to death by a thousand straws."
Amy Larkin, the director of Greenpeace Solutions and Claudette Juska, a research specialist at Greenpeace, join us to discuss their campaign to encourage companies like Wal-Mart and Coca-Cola to utilize climate-friendlier refrigeration technologies.
Despite what science tells us about climate change, the world continues to pump carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Last year, increases in emissions from rapidly growing economies like China and India offset reductions that richer countries have made.