Meet the Planet: January 19th, 2008
Today on Meet the Planet, Jenny focuses on a hostage situation in the Australian Antarctic in which two crewmembers of an activist boat have been taken hostage by Japanese Whalers. Captain Paul Watson of the Sea Shepard, calls in to talk about the hostage situation and enforcing anti-whaling laws. Jules Kwan, owner of the first carbon neutral hotel in China, talks about developing the hotel, sustainable business and forging the way in Shanghai. Miriam Ross of Survival International talks about the mission of the organization, advocating for indigenous and tribal people. Scott Segal, Environmental Attorney for Bracewell Giuliani, talks about power plant emissions, coal, natural gas and mercury in fish.