State of the Environment report on Earth Day The director of the University of Minnesota's Institute on the Environment, Jon Foley, gives an Earth Day report card on the quality of our water, air and land. What are the biggest problems, and the biggest successes?11:00 a.m.
Jonathan Foley: Director of the Institute on the Environment, University of Minnesota. McKnight Presidential Chair in the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior. He also leads the Institute on the Environment's Global Landscapes Initiative.
How we can fix the jobs crisis Marketplace Money Economics Editor Chris Farrell talks with economist Lawrence Mishel about the effect of unemployment on working and middle-class families and shares possible solutions to get Americans back to work.12:00 p.m.
Chris Farrell: Chief economics correspondent, Marketplace. Contributing editor, Bloomberg Businessweek. Author of "Right on the Money: Taking Control of Your Personal Finances," "Deflation: What Happens When Prices Fall," and "The New Frugality: How to Consumer Less, Save More and Live Better." Graduate of the London School of Economics and Stanford University.
Lawrence Mishel: Director of the Economic Policy Institute. Co-author of "The State of Working America."