For the past 18 months, veteran FRONTLINE correspondent Martin Smith and his production team have tracked this complex story around the world. Now, in a wide-ranging, two-hour special edition, they report on what they've seen, and it isn't pretty. From the First World to the Third, the demand for energy continues to grow, driven by the needs of emerging giants like India and China, where environmental concerns take a way backseat in the headlong rush to development. Smith and his colleagues spent weeks in these two countries....Preview here.
You can watch the full program here (after tomorrow).
A quote from the program:
"The western model of growth is inherently toxic."
-- Sunita Narain, Centre for Science and the Environment, India