Despite extreme weather and surging activism, 2019 saw political paralysis on climate

PBS NewsHour

Dec 25, 2019

By almost any measure, 2019 was a year of especially sobering news on climate change, with grim warnings about what could happen in the future along with extreme weather events occurring now. The year also saw a global protest movement, initiated by young people, arise to try to tackle the problem. But as Miles O’Brien reports, the call for action was often divorced from political reality.

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