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What Will It Take for Society to Care About Global Warming? | The Nation

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Christopher Hayes

Christopher Hayes

Nation editor-at-large and host of MSNBC’s All In with Chris Hayes.

What Will It Take for Society to Care About Global Warming?

Despite record-breaking heat and devastating fires, the idea that the earth is warming still illicits as much hostility and doubt as did, well, the idea that cigarettes cause cancer before the death toll overwhelmed the tobacco industry’s PR efforts.

With 27 percent of meteorologists surveyed calling global warming a hoax, what will it take to get people to care about global warming? On his show Sunday, Chris Hayes took a look at life in the disaster era and what options exist to combat climate ignorance.

—Zoë Schlanger

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