As you likely know, former Vice President Al Gore was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to address global warming.
Now you might think a win for one environmentalist is a win for all environmentalists. But you'd be mistaken.
Writer Michael Shellenberger is all about the cleaning up the planet. But he says today's environmentalists -- including Al Gore -- have it all wrong.
- Policy and a Pint : The Death of Environmentalism The Current and The Citizens League opened the 2007 season of Policy and a Pint with Michael Shellenberger, co-author of "Break Through." With Ted Nordhaus, Shellenberger stirred up controversy a few years ago when with an essay called "The Death of Environmentalism."
- Feeling the heat: The global politics of climate change The documentary series, America Abroad, looks at the international impact of global warming and the international response.
- Can technology save us from global warming? It's tempting to believe technology, both known and yet-to-be-invented, will avert a future global warming disaster (perhaps without much sacrifice on our part). Reporter Dan Olson deconstructs our technological faith, and looks at how far the promise of human ingenuity will get us.
- Climate exchange battles global warming with capitalism The Chicago Climate Exchange is one of the experimental outposts on the global warming frontlines. Members reduce greenhouse gases and earn money at the same time.