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‘CBS This Morning’: Global Warming Will Cause War, Terrorism, Death & Illness, Species Extinction
WKMG-TV (CBS 6; Orlando, Fla.)

Name: WKMG-TV (CBS 6; Orlando, Fla.)


CBS This Morning

Name: CBS This Morning


Gayle King

Name: Gayle King

Employment: CBS, Oprah Magazine

Position: Host, Editor

, John Dickerson

Name: John Dickerson

Employment: CBS

Position: Political Director

, Norah O’Donnell

Name: Norah O’Donnell

Employment: CBS News

Position: Chief White House correspondent

, Somini Sengupta

Name: Somini Sengupta

Event location
10/09/2018 08:11 am
Tom (staff)
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RUSH TRANSCRIPT GOLODRYGA Startling ░░░░░░░░ look at the numbers ░░░░░░░░ 2040 the devastating effects ░░░░░░░░ we ll see in ░░░░░░░░ own lifetimes and obviously ░░░░░░░░ children s How did ░░░░░░░░ come to this conclusion ░░░░░░░░ 2040 is exactly the ░░░░░░░░ to keep in mind ░░░░░░░░ child born today will ░░░░░░░░ be graduating from college ░░░░░░░░ 2040 My own daughter ░░░░░░░░ be in her early ░░░░░░░░ in 2040 They looked ░░░░░░░░ piles and piles of ░░░░░░░░ studies They concluded that ░░░░░░░░ are warming up the ░░░░░░░░ by human activity everything ░░░░░░░░ we do so fast ░░░░░░░░ we re reaching the ░░░░░░░░ edge a little faster ░░░░░░░░ a bit faster KING ░░░░░░░░ wounds are self inflicted ░░░░░░░░ us What are we ░░░░░░░░ SENGUPTA What warms up ░░░░░░░░ planet is green good ░░░░░░░░ gas emission greenhouse gas ░░░░░░░░ They get into the ░░░░░░░░ from cars and trucks ░░░░░░░░ from agriculture The consequences ░░░░░░░░ quite dire Once the ░░░░░░░░ heats to a certain ░░░░░░░░ you have much higher ░░░░░░░░ of heat waves that ░░░░░░░░ be fatal wildfires the ░░░░░░░░ of which we have ░░░░░░░░ this year Coastal flooding ░░░░░░░░ of sea rise Millions ░░░░░░░░ millions of people on ░░░░░░░░ U S Coast and ░░░░░░░░ the world Remember we ░░░░░░░░ got lots of capital ░░░░░░░░ airports along the coastlines ░░░░░░░░ are in danger And ░░░░░░░░ economic losses DICKERSON We ░░░░░░░░ have the geopolitical effects ░░░░░░░░ happen when you have ░░░░░░░░ and food shortages Countries ░░░░░░░░ to go and take ░░░░░░░░ the resources of other ░░░░░░░░ You start to have ░░░░░░░░ kinds of conflicts as ░░░░░░░░ result of these effects ░░░░░░░░ You raise a very ░░░░░░░░ point That food shortages ░░░░░░░░ water shortages can lead ░░░░░░░░ civil unrest and can ░░░░░░░░ the way for much ░░░░░░░░ conflicts absolutely O DONNELL ░░░░░░░░ I spoke with President ░░░░░░░░ about this in 2015 ░░░░░░░░ said no challenge poses ░░░░░░░░ greater threat to future ░░░░░░░░ than climate change What ░░░░░░░░ specifically talked about too ░░░░░░░░ of what you were ░░░░░░░░ about John the rise ░░░░░░░░ ocean levels Anywhere five ░░░░░░░░ seven feet You have ░░░░░░░░ baskets essentially the places ░░░░░░░░ feed our country wiped ░░░░░░░░ That can lead to ░░░░░░░░ and terrorism He tied ░░░░░░░░ to future terrorism in ░░░░░░░░ world SENGUPTA I think ░░░░░░░░ lot of people have ░░░░░░░░ for a long time ░░░░░░░░ the risks are As ░░░░░░░░ scientist put it to ░░░░░░░░ long before this report ░░░░░░░░ out she said this ░░░░░░░░ no longer a wake ░░░░░░░░ call We should all ░░░░░░░░ awake we should all ░░░░░░░░ woke by now on ░░░░░░░░ The good news is ░░░░░░░░ for a very long ░░░░░░░░ policymakers scientists and politicians ░░░░░░░░ known exactly the main ░░░░░░░░ that need to be ░░░░░░░░ They re hard they ░░░░░░░░ not easy because it ░░░░░░░░ moving the global economy ░░░░░░░░ quickly really profoundly That ░░░░░░░░ weaning off of things ░░░░░░░░ using coal You and ░░░░░░░░ don t use coal ░░░░░░░░ the world as a ░░░░░░░░ relies on coal for ░░░░░░░░ it is the largest ░░░░░░░░ the single largest source ░░░░░░░░ electricity So it means ░░░░░░░░ from coal to renewable ░░░░░░░░ like solar and wind ░░░░░░░░ means figuring out how ░░░░░░░░ get from place A ░░░░░░░░ place B without putting ░░░░░░░░ in our cars There ░░░░░░░░ engineering solutions there are ░░░░░░░░ of very smart scientists ░░░░░░░░ to figure out how ░░░░░░░░ suck that carbon out ░░░░░░░░ the atmosphere And there ░░░░░░░░ non engineering solutions like ░░░░░░░░ How to preserve our ░░░░░░░░ which act as a ░░░░░░░░ carbon GOLODRYGA The big ░░░░░░░░ is how to implement ░░░░░░░░ solutions SENGUPTA That s ░░░░░░░░ It s an issue ░░░░░░░░ political will and can ░░░░░░░░ do it rather than ░░░░░░░░ we know how to ░░░░░░░░ it KING Right We ░░░░░░░░ a bigger appreciation for ░░░░░░░░ because they re very ░░░░░░░░ in saving the world ░░░░░░░░ don t make that ░░░░░░░░ Thank you very much ░░░░░░░░ Sengupta.”
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