Lester Brown: Dust Bowls in Africa and China

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs

Published on May 12, 2015

Influential environmentalist Lester Brown gives a brief description of the American Dust Bowl of the 1930s and says a similar phenomenon is happening today in the Sahel in Africa and in northern and western China—both on a scale that “dwarfs” the U.S. Dust Bowl.

This Carnegie Council event took place on May 4, 2015. For complete audio and transcript and video clips, go to: http://www.carnegiecouncil.org/studio…

Global Climate Change
Environmental Justice
Environment Ethics

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