And … “Why are countries failing to act with any sense of urgency?” Story Transcript VOICE-OVER: George Monbiot is a weekly columnist for The Guardian and the author of Heat: How to Stop the Planet from Burning. He joins Paul Jay to discuss the book in the Real News studio. PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR: What […]
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Tom Fenton is a former Senior Foreign Correspondent and 34-year veteran of CBS News. He is the author of Bad News: The Decline of Reporting, the Business of News and the Danger to Us All.
Story Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR: There’s a recent report the British government commissioned called The Stern Review. It said as follows: ï¿½The scientific evidence is now overwhelming. Climate change presents very serious global risks and it demands an urgent global response.ï¿½ How significant is this report? GEORGE MONBIOT, AUTHOR: The significance is as follows: […]
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