AirTalk for January 30, 2002

Hydrogen Cars

There's more and more talk about the promise fuel cell-powered cars releasing the U.S. from its reliance on foreign oil. Recently, President Bush launched his "Freedom CAR" program, which aims to get hydrogen-powered vehicles on the road. But with the benefits of current fuel-cell technology debatable, and hydrogen cars at least 10 years away from assembly lines, is this sound energy policy? Larry Mantle speaks with Bob Mauro, a policy analyst for the National Hydrogen Association.

Wild L.A.

Larry Mantle talks with writer and photographer James Lawrence about his new book, Wild L.A. (Sierra Club Books), which explores the natural areas in and around Los Angeles.
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