The People’s March Against Climate Change

12:07 minutes

Ahead of the United Nations Climate Summit in New York next week, organizers are rallying scientists, activists, and concerned citizens for the People’s Climate March this Sunday to bring a public voice to the climate change discussion. Environmentalist Bill McKibben, who is one of the organizers of the march, talks about the importance of this rally at this time, and Peter deMenocal shares why he, as a climate scientist, has decided to march.

Segment Guests

Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben is co-founder of 350.org, an environmental writer, and Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury College in Ripton, Vermont.

Peter deMenocal

Peter deMenocal is a professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University in Palisades, New York.

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About Alexa Lim

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