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India's heat wave shows real-world impact of climate change

Clip: 05/08/2022 | 3m 54s | Video has closed captioning.

It is unbearably hot in India right now as a brutal heat wave scorches the region. While temperatures in some areas have surpassed 120 degrees Fahrenheit every year, the recent wave started early, leading to school closures, landfill fires and a crop crisis. Somini Sengupta, climate reporter for The New York Times and anchor of the Climate Forward newsletter, joins Geoff Bennett to discuss.

Aired: 05/08/22

Rating: NR

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