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CHE Cafe call: The World Gets Hot(ter) with Mark Hertsgaard

Jul 12, 2011

Date: Tuesday July 12, 2011

For twenty years, Mark Hertsgaard has investigated global warming for outlets including the New Yorker, NPR, Time, Vanity Fair, and the Nation. But the full truth did not hit home until he became a father and, soon thereafter, learned that climate change had already arrived -- a century earlier than forecast -- with impacts bound to worsen for decades to come.

Hertsgaard’s daughter Chiara, now five years old, is part of what he has dubbed “Generation Hot” –- the two billion young people worldwide who will spend the rest of their lives coping with mounting climate disruption.

His new book HOT is a father’s cry against climate change, but most of the book focuses on solutions, offering a deeply reported blueprint for how all of us--as parents, communities, companies and countries--can navigate this unavoidable new era. For this call, Mark will have just returned from Africa where he was looking into some of the possible radical approaches that may be taken there to cope with climate change.

MARK HERTSGAARD, called “one of America’s finest reporters” by Barbara Ehrenreich, is the author of five previous books that have been translated into sixteen languages, including On Bended Knee:  The Press and the Reagan Presidency and Earth Odyssey: Around the World In Search of Our Environmental Future.

Read more: http://markhertsgaard.com

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The call was moderated by Steve Heilig, MPH, CHE Director of Public Health & Education, and Director of Public Health & Education, San Francisco Medical Society.


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