The Heat: Climate Change Challenges for 2021

The Heat

In 2020, the world reeled from the worst public health crisis in a century and extreme weather events brought on by climate change. So, what challenges lie ahead in 2021?

2020 has been one for the record books. Not only will it be known as the year of the coronavirus pandemic, but it’s also likely to be the hottest year on record. Governments around the world have laid out ambitious climate targets in an effort to lessen the effects of global warming.

To discuss:

  • Changhua Wu is the Executive Director at the Professional Association for China’s Environment.
  • Sweta Chakraborty is a Risk and Behavioral Scientist and expert on climate science.
  • Joseph Williams is the Senior News Editor with U.S. News and World Report.
  • Alice C. Hill is a Senior Fellow for Energy and Environment at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR).

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