Originally broadcast at 10:45 a.m. EDT Monday, June 29, 2020.
Christine Todd Whitman opens the week highlighting the role of government in combating climate change, what climate action looks like in economic terms and how Americans across the political spectrum can come together around collective action.
Whitman, the first female governor of New Jersey, also served in the cabinet of President George W. Bush as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from January 2001 to June 2003.
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