On this week’s bonus episode of Lever Time Premium: As Washington, D.C., and the East Coast choked on wildfire smoke last week, the media’s cognitive dissociation with the reality of the climate crisis is on full display. However, many states and local governments, particularly in the American West, don’t have the luxury of denialism as the effects of climate change increase.

In this bonus episode of Lever Time, David Sirota talks with The Lever’s Rebecca Burns and Julia Rock about their latest reporting on climate change legislation and policy.

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