EcoMyths Alliance asks the question: If water supply runs low, can we get more elsewhere? The short answer: Creating new means to move water from one basin to another can negatively impact both ecology and economy. Kate Sackman from EcoMyths and Worldview's Jerome McDonnell ask an expert about water conservation efforts locally and internationally.
Today for our EcoMyths segment, Jerome McDonnell and Kate Sackman explore whether there is anything redeeming about snow. Our guest is Tim Loftus, Water Resource Planner for Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning.
When the U.S. rode high on the housing bubble, economists wrote off Germany as the “sick man of Europe.” Now, Germans warn of labor shortages while the U.S struggles with a nine percent unemployment rate. We talk to Peter Hall, professor of European studies at Harvard University.