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Nathaniel Rich on Why Republicans Embrace Climate Denialism

Clip: 04/15/2019 | 2m 57s Video has closed captioning.

As one of the world’s biggest polluters, why does the United States – particularly the Republican Party – also embrace a policy of climate denialism? President Trump pulled the US out of the Paris Climate Accords, and he’s hired a former coal lobbyist to head up his Environmental Protection Agency. Nathaniel Rich tracks this climate denialism over the last 40 years in his new book, “Losing Earth,”

Aired: 04/15/19

Rating: NR

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