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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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From hard issues to hot topics, HashtagVOA explores what people are talking about on social media. And it’s a program in which you, the viewer, can join the worldwide conversation through Facebook and Twitter.  Host Cal Perry engages top experts to provide answers to your questions. The program airs each Tuesday at 1730 UTC on www.voanews.com and continues daily @HashtagVOA on Twitter and www.facebook.com/hashtagvoa

This Week's Program:

#FreeJason: Media in Iran
The Washington Post has launched a new campaign to win the freedom of its Tehran bureau chief, Jason Rezaian, who has been held in Iran’s notorious Evin Prison for nine months.  President Obama says the government would not rest until the journalist is freed.  Other Americans also being held include: Amir Hekmati, Saeed Abedino and Bob Levinson.  HashtagVOA reviews the speculation over Rezaian’s arrest, and Iran’s treatment of the Media.


GUESTS:
Ali Rezaian:
Brother of Jason Rezaian
Nazila Fathi: Former Reporter, New York Times; Author, "The Lonely War: One Woman's Account of the Struggle for Modern Iran" 
Lejla Sarcevic: Campaign Director, @PressUncuffed