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GZERO WORLD WITH IAN BREMMER: America's Great Big Climate Bill

Host Ian Bremmer
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Host Ian Bremmer

Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022 at 11:30 p.m. on KPBS TV + Friday, Sept. 16 at 10 a.m. on KPBS 2 / On demand with the PBS Video App

With record temperatures and catastrophic flooding hitting globally this summer, how will the world adapt to climate change? U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm tells Ian Bremmer that America should become a leader in the clean energy transition.

GZERO WORLD WITH IAN BREMMER is a public affairs series built for our disorienting time, when the world order that has united much of the globe since the end of World War II is fraying. Host and renowned political scientist Ian Bremmer sits down each week with world leaders, noted experts, and newsmakers from all sides of the political spectrum for a compelling discussion of recent events in global politics.

GZERO WORLD WITH IAN BREMMER: America’s Great Big Climate Bill

The Biden administration has pushed through the single largest climate spending package in US history. US Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm joins Ian Bremmer on GZERO World to discuss how the new law could help the United States and the world respond to climate change. The Inflation Reduction Act is Biden's biggest legislative win since the American Rescue Act early in his term in office. It is intended to fight climate change by slashing carbon emissions from power generation and transport. According to Granholm, it will help by giving Americans incentives to use renewable energy in their cars and homes. And that, in turn, will lower the cost of energy prices at home. She also shares her perspective on Europe's current energy woes and hopes for an opening on climate cooperation with China.

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