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: Lynn Neary
With the U.S. jobless rate at a five-year high, a panel reviews the state of the economy and what it means for Congressional action on an economic stimulus bill.
- Steve Pearlstein reporter for the Washington Post
- Robert Reich professor of public policy, University of California, Berkeley, and former secretary of labor under President Clinton.
- David Keene chairman of the American Conservative Union and managing associate with Carmen Group, a D.C.-based governmental-affairs firm
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