Amanpour and Company

Pushing the GOP to Take Action on Climate Change

Clip: 08/26/2020 | 2m 58s | Video has closed captioning.

Scientists say there's no doubt that recent extreme weather is driven by climate change. Yet the RNC will have nothing to say about it. Environmentalist and Republican Benji Backer grew up knocking on doors for John McCain and Mitt Romney. In college, he created the American Conservation Coalition to engage young conservatives on climate change and push the GOP to take action.

Aired: 08/26/20

Rating: NR

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PBS and WNET, in collaboration with CNN, launched Amanpour and Company in September 2018. The series features wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on issues impacting the world each day, from politics, business, technology and arts, to science and sports.

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