Promises to Help the Climate Keep Breaking

Promises to Help the Climate Keep Breaking

By WNYC Studios

Notes from America

Monday, 15 November

Who’s breaking them, and why? Coming off of COP26, we talk to journalists Elizabeth Kolbert and David Wallace-Wells about the real cost of the climate crisis and who is paying the price. Learn about climate reparations, hear answers to listener questions, and discover what’s left for us to try to move forward as a global society. Plus, revisit the history of the 1992 Earth Summit that we discuss in the episode here

Companion listening for this episode:

Nothing You Do Alone Will Save the Climate (9/20/2021)

New science finds we’ve got less than a decade to avoid catastrophe. Activist and author Bill McKibben says the only solutions that can beat that deadline are collective.

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