Amanpour and Company

A Lawyer Dedicated to Defending the Oceans, Forests and Air

Clip: 07/29/2021 | 1m 56s | Video has closed captioning.

Action on climate must come not just from individuals, but also from companies and governments. Lawyers and the courts are also playing their part, something James Thornton is particularly aware of. He's the CEO of ClientEarth, a team of environmental lawyers dedicated to representing and defending the oceans, forests, air, and the very survival of our natural world. The team has 166 active cases.

Aired: 07/29/21

Rating: NR

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PBS and WNET, in collaboration with CNN, launched Amanpour and Company in September 2018. The series features wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on issues impacting the world each day, from politics, business, technology and arts, to science and sports.

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