John Wesley Powell Memorial Lecture http://kwgs.org en Dr. Laurence Smith (of the UCLA Geography Department) on "The World in 2050" http://kwgs.org/post/dr-laurence-smith-ucla-geography-department-world-2050 <p>On today&#39;s show, we speak with Dr. Laurence Smith, a professor of geography at UCLA, about his much-discussed book, &quot;The World in 2050: Four Forces Shaping Civilization&#39;s Northern Future,&quot; which first appeared in 2010 (and which The Wall Street Journal called &quot;lively and impressive...[and] among the first in what promises to be an important publishing category, the explication of how the human landscape will be altered by artificially triggered climate change&quot;). Dr. Wed, 28 Mar 2012 23:27:18 +0000 Rich Fisher 15761 at http://kwgs.org Dr. Laurence Smith (of the UCLA Geography Department) on "The World in 2050"