WATCH: Naomi Klein Extended Interview on Role of Obama, Trudeau & Austerity at U.N. Climate Summit

In Part 2 of our interview with journalist and best-selling author Naomi Klein she examines how the 2008 economic crisis and bank bailouts continue to shape political momentum to tackle climate change; Obama’s attempt to be a climate leader at the COP 21 meeting in Paris; and the potential of Canada’s new prime minister, Justin Trudeau to address future projects similar to the newly defeated Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.

Click here to watch Part 1.

See all of our coverage from COP 21 in Paris.

Transcript

AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org, The War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman with Part 2 of our conversation with Naomi Klein, the journalist, the best selling author, film-maker. Her most recent book is, “This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate.” She also has made a film with Avi Lewis by the same title, “This Changes Everything.” I guess the question, Naomi, that I want to begin the second part of the conversation with is, does this climate summit, COP21, here in Paris, France, does this change actually everything?

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