Carbon has always been seen as the ubiquitous building block of life, necessary to the rise of living organisms. But since the start of the industrial age, carbon has contributed to the destruction of the ozone layer. Today on Focus, we're joined by journalist Eric Roston, author of The Carbon Age. He'll talk about the ways humans have used carbon throughout history and how it's only now, at the brink of catastrophe, that we are beginning to recognize the effects it has had on our environment.
With Ali A. Allawi (Senior Advisor to the Prime Minister of Iraq, former Minister of Trade and Minister of Defense under the Interim Iraqi Governing Council from 2003-2004, former Minister of Finance in the Iraqi Transitional Government between 2005-2206)