The ebola epidemic in West Africa is not just a health care crisis. It has affected every corner of society in the countries most affected. Schools have been closed for months, infrastructure projects have been put on hold and GDP growth has slowed to a crawl. A discussion of the social and economic cost of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
The Senate is debating a bill that would reduce U.S. carbon emissions through a cap and trade system. Supporters says the measure is a good first step in fighting global warming, while opponents, including President Bush, say the measure would hurt the economy and push gas prices even higher.
- John Stowell vice president for environmental policy, Duke Energy
- Manik Roy director of congressional affairs, Pew Center on Global Climate Change
- Darren Samuelsohn Senior Reporter, Greenwire/Environment and Energy Daily
- Rep. Jay Inslee Democratic Congressman from Washington and co-author of "Apollo's Fire."
- Stephen Moore is a member of the Wall Street Journal's editorial board.
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