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The devastating fire season in Australia is highlighting how climate change is speeding up the spread of fires and how coal has had a part to play in this. We speak with Ian Dunlop, former chair of the Australian Coal Association, who now focuses on advocating for urgent action on climate change. Also, in Philadelphia, a shift from arresting students for minor offenses to offering diversion programs is being looked at as a model for other cities. YR Media's Zari Tarazona reports. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Jan. 8, 2020, full broadcast. You can find more at hereandnow.org, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on January 8, 2020.

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