Selfish Reasons to Care About Climate Change

If the conversation around global warming turns into a self-centered one, will more people care about it?
Sep 22, 2014·
Samantha Cowan is an associate editor for culture.

More than 300,000 people took to the streets of New York City on Sunday in the largest-ever demonstration against global warming. While 97 percent of scientists say that climate change is man-made, Meghan McCain points out that many Republicans are climate deniers.

The hosts agree that we need to reframe the conversation about climate change as a social and economic issue that affects everyone. From more expensive transportation and energy to favorite foods disappearing, climate change affects every individual.
Meghan has a message for her fellow Republicans: We won't be able to hunt and fish as much if we don't have fish to catch.
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