Risky Business

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Monday, January 12, 2009

Steven Faris, author of Forecast: The Consequences of Climate Change, from the Amazon to the Arctic, from Darfur to Napa Valley, talks about the geopolitical ramifications of global warming. Plus, the top ten political risks of 2009; and Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi discusses the possibility of being named the next US Senator from New York.


Steven Faris and Thomas Suozzi

Candidate Suozzi

Thomas Suozzi, Nassau County Executive, discusses how the recession is affecting Nassau County and the possibility of replacing Hillary Clinton in the Senate.

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Making it Stop

Ghaith al-Omari, Advocacy Director at the American Task Force on Palestine and senior research fellow at the New America Foundation talks about the necessary international pressure in order to end violence in Gaza between Hamas and Israel. Zev Chafets, journalist and author of Match Made ...

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Job Rankings

Tony Lee, publisher of and talks about his website's new rankings of the best and worst jobs in the U.S. Question of the Day: What's the best and/or worst job you've ever had? Comment below!

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Risky Politics

Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group and author of the forthcoming book with Preston Keat The Fat Tail: The Power of Political Knowledge for Strategic Investing (Oxford University Press, March 2009) and Art Kleiner, editor-in-chief of Booz & Company's strategy+business magazine, discuss the top 10 ...

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Hot Zones

Journalist Stephan Faris, who covers climate change for, looks at the geopolitical implications of global warming in his new book Forecast: The Consequences of Climate Change, from the Amazon to the Arctic, from Darfur to Napa Valley (Henry Holt and Co, 2008).

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Clean Cleaning

Mireya Navarro, a Metropolitan news reporter for The New York Times focused on the environment, looks at "green" alternatives to standard dry cleaning.

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