PBS NewsHour

Iraq is reeling from climate change

Clip: 01/16/2022 | 9m 25s | Video has closed captioning.

Iraq is at the frontlines of the climate crisis, with temperatures rising twice as fast as the global average. It’s also a major oil producer and the world’s second largest offender of gas flaring, a process that releases CO2. Special Correspondent Simona Foltyn reports as part of our ongoing series, “Peril & Promise: The Challenge of Climate Change.”

Aired: 01/16/22

Rating: NR

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