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Gulf Recovery

Writers for World Watch say clean energy important to minimizing hurricanes

One year after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina have policymakers focused enough time and money on preventing future catastrophes? In this month's edition of the Worldwatch Institute's World Watch, contributors John Young and Mike Tidwell discuss the growing global threat of stronger hurricanes. During today's OnPoint, Tidwell and Young talk about the lessons taught and lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina. They also stress the importance of creating a national policy to cap carbon dioxide emissions and regulate the types of cars Americans drive.