French President Emmanuel Macron again on Wednesday (4-26-18) brought up the double-C word — climate change — during an address to Congress, taking aim at the Trump agenda and the U.S. president’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord. “By polluting the oceans, not mitigating CO2 emissions and destroying our biodiversity we are killing our planet,” he said during an address to Congress. “Let us face it, there is no planet B.”
Bradley Whitford talks to Democratic Senator Sheldon Whitehouse about what makes climate change a partisan issue.
About Years of Living Dangerously: In this groundbreaking event series, celebrity correspondents bring us stories on those affected by, and seeking solutions to, climate change – from locations shockingly close to home. Covering issues like severe hurricanes, droughts, and the increasing extinction rate of wildlife, it’s a gritty look at not only how we have impacted our planet, but also how we can save it for future generations.
This video takes a look at how Miami and Atlantic City are tackling climate change, and the challenges they face under a skeptical Trump administration that plans to cut funding for environmental programs.
In March 2015, Robert Kenner, the Director of “Food Inc” and other acclaimed documentaries, will debut his newest, “Merchants of Doubt”.
Based on the book by Naomi Oreskes and Eric Conway, the film follows the development of sophisticated methods for distorting science, used by the Tobacco industry to hide the poisonous nature of their products, and adapted by the Fossil Fuel industry to distort the science around climate change.
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