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The State of the Earth
Aired 4/14/1995

This spring marks the 25th anniversary of Earth Day. What’s happened? What lies ahead? Will mankind overwhelm Mother Nature, or will new technologies and economic progress enable us to tread ever more lightly upon the earth?
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  Gregg Easterbrook
    author of A Moment on the Earth: The Coming Age of Environmental Optimism
  Paul Portney
    vice president of Resources for the Future
  Robert Repetto
    vice president of the World Resources Institute
  Fred Smith
    president of the Competitive Enterprise Institute, co-editor of Environmental Politics: Public Costs, Private Rewards

Originally Aired: 4/14/1995

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