PBS NewsHour

What Trump and Biden think about fires and climate change

Clip: 09/14/2020 | 3m 53s Video has closed captioning.

The wildfire disaster in the American West is highlighting a major political difference between President Trump and Joe Biden: their perspectives on climate change. While scientists increasingly warn that climate change is driving extreme weather events like the western fires -- a view Biden adopts -- Trump blames the phenomenon on poor forest management. Lisa Desjardins reports.

Aired: 09/14/20

Rating: NR

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