Climate Change: How Doomed ARE We?

(bouncy music) – All right, so climate change is the existential question that humanity is facing. Just hearing those two words, I can feel my heart rate going up. – [Man] Climate change! – Oh, Oh, There it goes. But here’s my worry, are we too late? Has climate change reached the point of no […]

Greta Thunberg | Before They Were Famous | Climate Activist

Before Greta Thunberg would become one of the world’s most well-known climate change activists at just 16 years’ old Before she would spark a worldwide climate school strike with over 100 thousand students getting involved Before Greta would feature as a voiceover for a song by The 1975 about the Climate Crisis Before Greta would […]

Could We Reverse Global Warming? | Unveiled

Is It Possible to Reverse Global Warming? The average temperature on Earth is rising. And although some have written climate change off as “natural”, according to NASA reports 97% of working scientists agree that the driving force for global warming is human activity. If it’s left unchecked, we could be facing a global catastrophe. So, […]

The REAL Reason Extinction Rebellion Protests

Hi everyone, I hope you’re all well. So, I know I said I wasn’t going to talk any more about climate change activists, but, given the events of the past week, I unfortunately felt like I had no choice. The past seven days has been International Rebellion Week; a self-imposed week of climate change action […]

Space Mirrors and Other Weird Ways to Fight Climate Change

Today on Reactions: craziest ideas to combat climate change. Let’s do this. First up: massive gigantic enormous space mirrors. The Sun is constantly emitting all kinds of light — including visible, ultraviolet, and infrared— which heat up the Earth. A space mirror is designed to cast a small shade on the Earth and reduce the […]

Coal v. renewable energy: President Trump’s energy plan, explained | Just The FAQs

– When President Trump took office he vowed to boost the fossil fuel industry. – “American Energy dominance.” – The main idea: Make America energy independent and protect jobs. Since 2017, the Trump administration has repealed Obama’s Clean Power Plan, withdrawn from the Paris Climate Agreement, opened vast tracts of land for oil and gas […]

Youth marches for climate action draw millions around the world

JUDY WOODRUFF: In cities all across the world today, protesters are taking to the streets in record numbers, demanding their leaders reduce greenhouse gas emissions to address climate change. William Brangham talked with several young people in this movement to understand what they want and how they’re going about it. His report, and the conversation […]

Why transitioning to only renewable energy will be difficult for the U.S.

WILLIAM BRANGHAM: As we can see, these protests today are easily the biggest climate change demonstrations in history. As we heard, this movement is calling for a fundamental remaking of how we power our modern world. I’m joined now by our science correspondent, Miles O’Brien. Miles, walk us through some of the practicalities. If these […]