Smoggy Weather

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  • Aug 3 2010 9:37 AM

    MaryRose Lovgren

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In this segment from PBS's Online NewsHour, Jim Lehrer discusses the causes of, solutions to, and health risks from a heavy, fire-related smog covering Indonesia and Malaysia. Lehrer gets a first-hand report of the smog from reporter Mark Austin, then discusses the situation with Tony Whitten, a biodiversity specialist at the World Bank, and Don Henry, director of the Global Forest Program at the World Wildlife Fund. Both written and audio versions of the interview are provided. This Web page is referenced in the Science NetLinks lesson, "El Nino." Less

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