A massive forest fire has been raging in Alberta, Canada, for nearly a month. Scientists say warmer, drier weather has increased the frequency and intensity of fires. For this month's Environmental Outlook: wildfires, climate change and threats to North America’s forests.
Guest Host: Susan Page
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- Dean Baker co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research and author of "Plunder & Blunder the Rise and Fall of the Bubble Economy" (PoliPointPress)
- Rick McDonald of Right Management Consultants
- Peter Cappelli professor of management and director of the Center for Human Resources at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
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