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"How to Talk to an Ostrich - We're not Addicted to Burning!"

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Published on May 9, 2012

Richard Alley describes how 19th C. Americans burned through forests and then moved on to hunt all the nearby whales close to extinction - "we burned the whales to light the evenings!" What happens if we burn through all the coal and oil, and - especially - America's new fuel: shale gas.

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