More than a decade ago, Al Gore declared the debate on global warming over. We disagree. Intelligence Squared U.S. energy and environment debates shine a critical light on the most pressing issues spurred by climate change and 21st century environmental priorities, including clean energy, fracking, organic and genetically modified foods, and whether or not global warming poses an immediate threat. With contributions from top scientists, policy developers, and industry leaders, including Van Jones, Bill Ritter, Michael Crichton, Gavin Schmidt, and Sue Tierney, IQ2US brings an array of diverse perspectives to a nuanced, and still much debatable, aspect of American and global policy.
Reducing carbon emissions is clearly good for the environment but often imposes substantial costs. Has the Environmental Protection Agency considered the costs and benefits of its regulatory mandates fairly and appropriately? Watch Debate