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Your Call: Protests in Hong Kong and the economics of climate change.

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On the October 10th edition of  Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the protests in Hong Kong over China’s decision to manage Hong Kong's next chief executive election. We’ll also talk about the economics of climate change. How are greenhouse gases affecting the global economy? We’ll be joined by investigative journalist Mark Schapiro and former NPR and BBC China correspondent Mary Kay Magistad. Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you

Guests:

Mary Kay Magistad, former East Asia correspondent for PRI/BBC's The World, and former China & SE Asia correspondent for NPR

Mark Schapiro, former Senior Correspondent at the Center for Investigative Reporting and adjunct Professor at UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. He is out with the new book, Carbon Shock: A Tale of Risk and Calculus on the Front Lines of the Disrupted Global Economy

Web Resources:

Mark Schapiro: Carbon Shock: A Tale of Risk and Calculus on the Front Lines of the Disrupted Global Economy

LA Times: The carbon taxes we're already paying

Environment 360: Oil Companies Quietly Prepare
For a Future of Carbon Pricing

AP: No Images of Hong Kong Protests in China's Media

Guardian: Hong Kong pro-democracy protests: Occupy Central and pro-democracy movement - interactive timeline

Washington Post: Chinese state media points to foreign hand in Hong Kong protests

Reporters Without Borders: Foreign media censor own coverage of Hong Kong protests

Aljazeera: The end of the Hong Kong 'dream'