Brad Plumer is a climate reporter specializing in policy and technology efforts to cut carbon dioxide emissions.
An intense winter storm has plunged Texas into darkness. The state’s electricity grid has failed in the face of the worst cold weather there in decades.The Texas blackouts could be a glimpse into America’s future as a result of climate change. Today, we explore the reasons behind the power failures.
The president says he’s putting Pittsburgh ahead of Paris, and announced the withdrawal of the United States from the global climate agreement. We discuss the months leading up to that remarkable decision — and what happens next. Guests: Michael D. Shear, a White House reporter; Brad Plumer, who covers the climate. For more information on today’s episode, visit http://nyti.ms/2rMsWBj.
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Creator Details

Location
Washington D.C., District of Columbia, United States of America
Episode Count
2
Podcast Count
1
Total Airtime
50 minutes, 50 seconds
PCID
Podchaser Creator ID logo 589708