The author of the bestselling book "The Plantagenets" picks up the story of the English crown where his last book left off. It describes how the longest-reigning British royal family tore itself apart and was replaced by the Tudors.
In a new feature film, global climate change spells death and destruction for hundreds of thousands of Americans in a matter of days. Diane and her guests talk about the scientific realities and uncertainties of global climate change.
- Dr. Jonathan Pershing director of the climate, energy and pollution program at the World Resources Institute
- Dr. John Christy professor and director of the Earth System Science Center, University of Alabama at Huntsville
- Dr. Anthony Busalacchi director of the Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center at the University of Maryland
- John Fialka environment and energy reporter for "The Wall Street Journal," Washington bureau
- Andrew Revkin covers the environment for "The New York Times" and writes the paper's "Dot Earth" blog; author, "The North Pole Was Here: Puzzles and Perils at the Top of the World"
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