June 2, 2017: Hour 2

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In hour two of Here & Now's June 2, 2017 full broadcast, we talk with Larry Summers, former U.S. treasury secretary and president emeritus of Harvard University, about what Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord means for the country and the economy. Also, Louisiana officials say routine flooding from rising seas and eroding coastlines could make everyday life in some places impossible in the coming decades. As our series continues, we check in with a restaurant owner who has seen the little fishing village of Leeville change drastically. And the Three Mile Island nuclear plant survived a partial meltdown in 1979, but it may fall victim to cheap natural gas. You can read and hear more at, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook and Tumblr.

This program aired on June 2, 2017.


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