The BBC World Service radio program "One Planet".
Al Gore speaks about the need for a switch from a carbon economy to an economy based on low-carbon energy.
Climate change is causing an increase in the severity of floods and other natural disasters. Decreasing carbon use is necessary to lessen climate change and the severity of costly natural disasters.
A switch to alternative fuels and away from oil will stimulate the economy by creating jobs, reducing the cost of energy, and reducing the cost of climate related natural disasters.
Summary by Alan Detwiler, self sufficiency advocate and author. Bio at