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The Newsroom takes on Climate Change

2014 December 1
by Shared by Steve Rust

TV dramas rarely tackle heady environmental issues like climate change but that is not the case when it comes to producer Aaron Sorkin’s The Newroom. Recent episodes have featured a subplot focuses around a disgruntled EPA administrator who feels the government and public are not prepared for the dire consequences our past inaction to deal with carbon emissions.

Check out this short video clip and then read James West’s article for Mother Jones fact-checking The Newsroom‘s blend of fact and exaggeration.

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