"Is The Kyoto Treaty On Global Warming A Disaster?"

NCPA Sponsored Episode of DebatesDebates to Air Nationally Starting This Week!

DALLAS (Dec. 20, 1999) -- The National Center for Policy Analysis announced today that a new episode of the nationally syndicated program DebatesDebates, a series of programs, which are sponsored by the NCPA, will be made available to stations starting today.

The episode: "Is The Kyoto Treaty On Global Warming A Disaster?" features an all-star cast debating an issue currently being debated in Washington. Leading the affirmative team is Dr. Richard Schmalensee, Dean of the Sloan School of Management at MIT. He is joined by Thomas Gale Moore, Ph.D., Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and Richard Lindzen, Ph.D., a professor of meteorology at MIT.

The opposition team is led by Eugene Linden, the science editor at Time Magazine. Linden is joined by George Woodwell, Ph.D., Senior Scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute and John Passacantando, Executive Director for Ozone Action.

A Warren Steibel production, DebatesDebates brings together the world's foremost experts to participate in formal debates on current public policy issues. Warren Steibel is also producer of William F. Buckley's Firing Line.

DebatesDebates airs in over 180 markets nationwide and is available to PBS stations each Wednesday. Check local listings for times and availability in your area. DebatesDebates can also be seen across the globe on the NCPA Channel located on the NCPA's Internet site at www.ncpa.org.