The Current for December 13, 2018
Today on The Current, we explore the challenges our society faces in our special edition 11 Years: A Blueprint For Climate Action
Margaret Klein Salamon argues we need an all-hands-on-deck, WWII-style mobilization to fight climate change, but a professor of psychology argues that people don't react well to dire warnings.
As industries change around plans to cut greenhouse emissions, will the "green jobs" that replace them match the pay and benefits of the fossil fuel sector?
How do we build a consensus in order to move forward? We look at the deep divide in perspectives, and how to bridge them.
What can environmentalists learn from the civil rights movement? We talk to Dr. Rev. Gerald Durley, a civil rights worker turned climate justice activist