For Global Activism, we’ll talk with Caeli Quinn, co-founder of ‘Climate Ride’. They organize rides and hikes to benefit sustainability-oriented non-profits. In September 2014, Climate Ride will have its their first Midwest event, a 300-Mile ride that starts in Grand Rapids, Michigan and ends at Chicago’s Northerly Island.
Paper or plastic?"The answer may be "neither." "The science shows that moving from plastic to paper is not necessarily 'greener,'" says Northwestern University’s Eric Masanet. He joins Kate Sackman from EcoMyths Alliance to make the comparisons.
The U.N. estimates that the Earth’s population could approach 11 billion by the end of this century. We talk with, Alan Weisman about his latest book, ‘Countdown: Our Last Best Hope for a Future on Earth’. It considers how many people the planet can sustainably hold.