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Episode 45: Why Is It So Hard To Talk About Climate Change?

Guest: Molly Williamson

Climate change is one area where politics, economics, and science come together to create an all-encompassing challenge that must be met by leaders worldwide. Unfortunately, it is clear that the causes, effects, and policies needed to counter climate change are a point of contention, as everything regarding climate change has become politically divisive. How can global leaders come together to respond to the crisis of climate change? Listen in for a conversation with Molly Williamson, a retired Foreign Service Officer and current scholar with the Middle East Institute, who explored key factors surrounding foreign and domestic policy and questions about technology, innovation, and international norms.

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