According to journalist Mark Hertsgaard, the United States remains the only advanced industrial nation still debating the existence of climate change. Why? Hertsgaard blames a small hard-core minority with a very large "megaphone."
Journalist Mark Hertsgaard argues the United States is the only advanced industrial nation that continues to debate the existence of climate change. Though climate change skeptics only represent a minority of the country, Hertsgaard says their megaphone is large. He compares them to tobacco industry lobbyists who once rejected evidence that smoking causes cancer.
Mark Hertsgaard joins Ricky to discuss whether or not Rahm Emanual pushed back against Obama's climate change agenda.
President Obama was first elected after making grand promises on the environment, but has yet to live up to his rhetoric. We're joined by journalist Mark Hertsgaard to discuss Obama's environmental legacy.
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Spanning 50 years of grassroots and global activism, this Sundance documentary brings to light the vital stories of the environmental movement where people fought – and succeeded – against enormous odds. From halting dams in the Grand Canyon to fighting toxic waste at Love Canal; from Greenpeace to Chico Mendes; from climate change to the promise of transforming our civilization, A Fierce Green Fire is “nothing less than the history of environmentalism itself. ” (Los Angeles Times). Official Selection Sundance Film Festival.
Spanning 50 years of grassroots and global activism, this Sundance documentary brings to light the vital stories of the environmental movement where people fought - and succeeded - against enormous odds. A Fierce Green Fire is "nothing less than the history of environmentalism itself." (Los Angeles Times). Official Selection Sundance Film Festival
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