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Media Roundtable: What Needs To Happen At Cop26 To Combat The Climate Crisis?

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On this edition of Your Call's media roundtable, we're discussing yesterday's US House climate disinformation hearing. For the first time, Big Oil CEOs and pro-oil industry organizations testified about their knowledge of and the link between climate change and the burning of fossil fuels. We'll also discuss the young climate activists who are on a hunger strike in front of the White House and the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties, which begins on October 31 in Glasgow.

Guest:

Mark Hertsgaard, executive director of Covering Climate Now, environment correspondent for The Nation and author of HOT: Living Through the Next Fifty Years on Earth

Web Resources:

The Nation: Congress Has Oil Executives Cornered. But Will They Lie Under Oath?

The Guardian: The make-or-break climate summit: here’s what’s at stake at Cop26

The Guardian: The dirty dozen: meet America’s top climate villains

Malihe Razazan is the senior producer of KALW's daily call-in program, Your Call.
Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call since 2006. She became a regular media roundtable guest in 2001. In 2019, the San Francisco Press Club named Your Call the best public affairs program. In 2017, The Nation named it the most valuable local radio show.