Cooper's lament revisited

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Last week we heard the dilemma of a sky-diving physicist from Calgary, Michael Cooper. Like many of us, he was wondering how much impact his individual actions could have on the environment and the future of the planet.
He asked his friends on Facebook, and you, for advice: Should he live a more environmentally ascetic life, forsaking plane rides and other pleasures? Or should he live life to the fullest, assuming science will come up with a solution before the final tab has to be paid.
On this excerpt we hear two different perspectives on his lament from two members of our 180 audience who answered his call.

 

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