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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:

#CeciltheLion
The death of Zimbabwe’s beloved ‘Cecil’ the Lion has angered people all over the world, and cast the spotlight on sport hunting in Africa.  On this week’s HashtagVOA, Cal Perry looks at big game hunting, the state of Africa’s lions, and what can be done to protect endangered species.   
Guests:  
Prof. David Macdonald: Director, WildCRU.org, Oxford University  [Oxford, UK]
Raoul du Toit: Wildlife Activist, Goldman Prize Winner  [Harare, Zimbabwe]
Ben Carter: Executive Director, Dallas Safari Club  [Dallas, Texas]
Beth Allgood: Campaign Dirctor, International Fund for Animal Welfare  [Washington D.C.]