Nov 29 2005

Tuesday – November 29, 2005

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RE-BROADCAST: The Threat of Avian Flu
GUEST: Mike Davis, author of “The Monster at our Door: The Global Threat of Avian Flu”

The Monster At Our DoorJapanese authorities have recently discovered a fresh outbreak of bird flu disease on a chicken farm in eastern Japan, close to where several cases of the disease have been detected since late June. All the recent outbreaks in the region have so far been confirmed as less virulent than the deadly H5N1 strain of the disease. Meanwhile, Indonesian officials have found bird flu-infected chicken droppings near the home of a man and his two daughters who died of the virus this month. Bird Flu is the “Monster at our Door” according to author Mike Davis. It’s the title of his latest book. Mike Davis is well known for his books that redefined Los Angeles – City of Quartz and Ecology of Fear. His latest book is about Avian Flu.

Is a Post-Carbon World Possible?
GUEST: Richard Heinberg, New College of California, author of “Powerdown : Options and Actions for a Post-Carbon World

Power-DownIf the US continues with its current policies, the next decades will be marked by war, economic collapse, and environmental catastrophe. This is a more widely accepted reality than ever before. Award winning writer, Richard Heinberg has a new book out, outlining a global strategy to combat the problem of dwindling oil and gas resources. It’s called “Powerdown : Options and Actions for a Post-Carbon World.” He is a member of the Core Faculty of New College of California.

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