Thursday, 04 November 2021 10:17

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-11-5-21: Climate Change & Deforestation

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This week, President Biden pledged the US will take action to reduce fossil fuel emissions, in an effort to protect forests worldwide.

Forests, which absorb harmful pollution from the atmosphere, are one of the earth's main lines of defense against the devastating effects of climate change. Those include rising temperatures, forest fires, increasingly destructive storms, floods, daughts, famine, disease, mass migration, and death.

We'll hear from President Biden, who spoke at the COP26 conference in Glasgow, Scotland, as well as from Climatology Professor, Dr. Cameron Lee, from Kent State University

We first spoke with Dr. Lee a few months ago, but this week's climate conference presents a perfect opportunity to revisit our conversation about what causes climate change, and what, if anything; we can do about it.


DR CAMERON LEE

Dr. Cameron Lee, Kent State University

 

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