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Sunday, June 26 at 10 p.m. – Intelligence Squared U.S.: Can Clean Energy Drive America's Economic Recovery?

(Rochester, NY) – To drag our economy out of the biggest crisis since the Great Depression, America needs another moon shot. Intelligence Squared U.S.: Can Clean Energy Drive America's Economic Recovery?, airing Sunday, June 19 at 10 p.m. on AM 1370/FM-HD 91.5-2, discuss if the investment of billions into the clean energy sector can trigger the creation of millions of jobs and innovation? Or would we simply be pumping dollars into the myth of a green economy? Moderated by John Donvan, Bill Ritter and Dan Reicher speak for the motion, and Robert Bryce and Steven Hayward speak against it.

Based on the highly successful debate program based in London, Intelligence Squared, Intelligence Squared U.S. has presented 39 debates on a wide range of provocative and timely topics. From global warming and the financial crisis, to Afghanistan/Pakistan and the death of mainstream media, Intelligence Squared brings together the world’s leading authorities on the day’s most important issues.



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