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Earth Policy Institute: Podcast

Feb 24, 2012

The global economy grew 3.8 percent in 2011, a drop from 5.2 percent in 2010. Economists had anticipated a slowdown, but this was even less growth than expected, thanks to the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, unrest in oil-producing countries, the debt crisis in Europe, and a stagnating recovery in the United...


Feb 22, 2012

The global average temperature in 2011 was 14.52 degrees Celsius (58.14 degrees Fahrenheit). According to NASA scientists, this was the ninth warmest year in 132 years of recordkeeping, despite the cooling influence of the La Niña atmospheric and oceanic circulation pattern and relatively low solar irradiance....


Feb 21, 2012

Matt Roney, Research Associate here at Earth Policy Institute, discusses the global food supply on WYNC’s Leonard Lopate show with Glenn Denning, Director at the Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development for the Earth Institute at Columbia...