Covering Climate Change: Justin Gillis

Time magazine editor-at-large  David Von Drehle holds a public conversation about climate change with Justin Gillis, The New York Times’ prize-winning environmental reporter.
Dateline: Washington
Thursday, November 14, 2013
6:30pm @ Central Library

Few journalists have studied the issue of global warming with the thoroughness of The New York TimesJustin Gillis, who has raised hackles by comparing global warming skeptics to opponents of evolution.

Now, Time magazine editor-at-large David Von Drehle holds a public conversation with Gillis about Covering Climate Change.

Gillis, who reports and blogs on the environment for the Times, warns that “the hour is late … To head off the worst consequences of global warming, we needed to get started 20 years ago and we did not. If we started today it would be hard, and we’re not starting today.”

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