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Oct 11, 2012 Zuchini.mp3 Vermonter_100312_Stoddard_I'm Fran Stoddard.mp3

(Host) As political rhetoric heats up, environmental educator and commentator Russ Weis considers how presidential politics can have a big impact on our ever-warming planet.

(Weis) Now that Fall is here, I'm thinking back to the scorching temperatures that afflicted much of the nation this past summer - especially our central and western states. And it's occurred to me that the term global warming shares the initials of our first president: George Washington. Mourning in America.mp3