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ON THE LINE: Economic Argument for Action on Climate Changei
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April 25, 2014 3:00 AM
Fears that the planet is becoming too hot dominated Earth Day celebrations this week. Climate scientists recommend radical action, but economic concerns stand in the way. How do we reconcile the two? Find out next, ON THE LINE.

ON THE LINE: Economic Argument for Action on Climate Change

Published April 24, 2014

Fears that the planet is becoming too hot dominated Earth Day celebrations this week. Climate scientists recommend radical action, but economic concerns stand in the way. How do we reconcile the two? Find out next, ON THE LINE.

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This Week's Program:

THE  ASIA  PIVOT
The United States says it wants to "rebalance" foreign relations with Asia, elevating the region's geo-political importance.  The Administration says economics are the key to closer relations, but could military tensions get in the way?  "The Asia Pivot", next ON THE LINE.
GUESTS  
Charles E. Morrison: President, East-West Center, Hawaii
Gregory Poling: Fellow - Southeast Asia Studies, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Ely Ratner: Senior Fellow & Deputy Director - Asia-Pacific Security Program, Center for a New American Security