Last week, the U.N. Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, warned that humanity stands on the verge of the abyss. He warned of how the world is dangerously close to hitting the 1.5 degree Celsius target limit of warming.
Last Thursday and Friday, President Biden invited numerous world leaders to a virtual leaders summit on climate. The White House said the summit was to underscore the urgency and economic benefits of stronger climate action.
On the legislative side, both Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have introduced The Green New Deal for Public Housing Act.
Returning to Crosstalk to address these points was Alex Newman. Alex is an award-winning international freelance journalist, author, researcher, educator and consultant.