The Red/Blue divide in American politics is really a rainbow of perspectives. And they are colored by who you are, where you live and what you believe. How does this color our discussion on the economy and the environment?
Today, our guests will look at how issues of big government, population growth and the growing Hispanic vote influence our views on climate change. While Texas Governor Rick Perry maintains that regulation by big government is hindering, not helping energy innovation, leaders in the Latino green movement think that preserving the environment is linked to issues of inequality.
Part 1: Texas Governor Rick Perry: Energy Independence in America
Rick Perry, Governor of Texas
Part 2: Condoms and Climate
Malcolm Potts, Fred H. Bixby Endowed Chair in Population and Family Planning, School of Public Health, UC Berkeley
Alan Weisman, Author, Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth?
Part 3: Green Latinos
Orson Aguilar, Executive Director, The Greenlining Institute
Adrianna Quintero, Senior Attorney, Natural Resources Defense Council
Catherine Sandoval, Commissioner, California Public Utilities Commission