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Thursday, April 08, 2010

Climate change science isn’t precise, and no one is exactly sure what global warming’s ultimate outcomes may be. New York Times Dot Earth blogger Andrew Revkin joins us to take a closer look at the range of possibilities. Plus, Admiral Gary Roughead on the Navy’s role in combating piracy; Tariq Ramadan on his first visit to the U.S. since he was banned; and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn talks about the push for same-sex couples to check off “married” on the Census.

Climate change science isn’t precise, and no one is exactly sure what global warming’s ultimate outcomes may be. New York Times Dot Earth blogger Andrew Revkin joins us to take a closer look at the range of possibilities. Plus, Admiral Gary Roughead on the Navy’s role in combating piracy; Tariq Ramadan on his first visit to the US since he was banned; and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn talks about the push for same-sex couples to check off “married” on the Census.

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Republican Leaders

Sarah Palin, Newt Gingrich, and other Republican stars are headed to New Orleans. Politico.com's Ben Smith and Time's Michael Scherer discuss this weekend's Southern Republican Leadership Conference and what's ahead for the Republican party heading into November's mid-term elections.

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Naval Operations

Admiral Gary RougheadChief of U.S. Naval Operations, talks about the Navy's role in combatting piracy and in rescue operations in Haiti.

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Earth Month: Science!

In the second installment of our Earth Month series, New York Times Dot Earth blogger Andrew Revkin takes a closer look at global warming science and the range of possible outcomes.

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Tariq Ramadan: Back in the U.S.A.

Tariq Ramadan, chair of the Islamic Studies department at the University of Oxford, talks about his first visit to the U.S. since being banned in 2004.

Listen to Thursday night's event at Cooper Union on the WNYC Culture site.

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Recognizing Same-Sex Couples on the Census

Christine Quinn, New York City Council Speaker, talks about the push for same-sex couples to check off "married" on their Census forms.

Are you in a same-sex partnership? Did you check off the "married" box on the Census? Tell us how it felt. Comment below!

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Behavior Placement

Amy Chozick, a reporter for the Wall Street Journal, looks at NBC's attempts at modeling behavior patterns in its programming to sell ads.

What behavior would you like to see your favorite television, film or even radio characters model?  Comment below and tell us what behavior you’d like to see your favorite characters promote.

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