Green will Help America Get Her Groove Back

America has lost its groove, and Thomas Friedman knows how America can get her groove back: the next Green Revolution. “What red was to America in the 1950s, what I’m arguing is that green needs to be to America of the 20th Century. Unfortunately because of 9/11, we went from red to code red… we need to go to code green.”

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He spoke about the world’s environmental challenges at “Biodiversity in a Rapidly Changing World,” a conference organized by the National Council for Science and the Environment in Washington, D.C. Friedman introduced his new book, Hot, Flat, and Crowded. You can listen to Thursday’s presentation here at


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