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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 Friday media roundtable guest in 2001.