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Discussing the threat of climate change


As devastating flooding threatens parts of Europe, new polling shows that the number of Americans who are concerned about climate change is declining. Experts say climate change leads to more severe precipitation and drought, and an increased number of dangerous storms. But public figures like Vivek Ramaswamy are telling voters not to believe it, and instead to believe in the good of fossil fuels.

Our guests discuss the data and the threat of climate change:

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.