Climate activists confront congressional gridlock with week of protests
Climate protesters clashed with police in Washington D.C. Thursday night as part of a week of demonstrations demanding action on climate change. They’re calling on President Biden to declare a climate emergency and stop all new fossil fuel projects.
That’s a big ask of Democrats, who are still struggling to pass bills investing in infrastructure and the social safety net that would include money for climate action.
Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley speaks with John Beard, director of the Port Arthur Community Action Network.
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