TVO's The Agenda with Steve Paikin asks: Is the debate on climate change over
or just beginning?

- Special series on climate change runs Tuesday to Friday March 9 to 12 at 8pm on TVO

TORONTO, March 5 /CNW/ - Is the science of climate change still in doubt? Many scientists and agencies say that the debate should turn from if man-made global warming is happening to what should be done about it. Skeptics say the "climate-gate" scandal last autumn in which emails unearthed by a hacker revealed that some scientists associated with the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change may have been exaggerating their findings is proof that nothing has been settled yet.

TVO's current affairs flagship program The Agenda with Steve Paikin raises the temperature on the debate with a four-part series Tuesday March 9 to Friday March 12 at 8 pm on TVO, and repeated at 11 pm the same night, and 5 am the following morning.

What is the argument for man-made climate change and where is more study needed? In a battle between science and politics, who wins? And what if anything can be done about climate change? Anchor and senior editor Steve Paikin welcomes a diverse panel of experts to discuss where the climate change debate stands.

    
    Climate Change series schedule:
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    Tuesday, March 9: Is the debate over?
    What is, and isn't, settled about climate science?

    Wednesday, March 10: We all agree, except ...
    Is there still disagreement within the ranks of those scientists who
    believe in Abrupt Climate Change (ACC)?

    Thursday, March 11: Laws of physics meet the art of the possible
    The connections between science and politics. Can politics force both
    those who say, "whatever it takes to save the planet," and those who say,
    "ACC is a Trojan horse for government control of the economy," to an
    accommodation?

    Friday, Mach 12: What to do?
    Is geo-engineering the answer to the world's climate change woes?
    

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SOURCE TVO

For further information: For further information: Media contacts: Paul Ginis, TVO Communications, (416) 484-2600 x2445, pginis@tvo.org


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