Climate Change Winners And Losers

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It's not just the polar bear that is suffering from climate change. Other animals are already seeing the effects of a warming planet, including habitat loss, food shortages and extreme weather conditions. While many species will suffer, some will do well and adapt to the changes.

Thomas Lovejoy, a conservation biologist at George Mason University who coined the term "biological diversity" back in 1980, tells Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti about the climate winners and losers and what can be done to restore ecosystems to slow the effects of climate change.


  • Thomas Lovejoy, conservation biologist at George Mason University. He was previously senior adviser to the president of the United Nations Foundation. He tweets @Tom_Lovejoy.

This segment aired on November 27, 2015.


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