PBS NewsHour

Water cuts in the West underscore severity of climate crisis

Clip: 08/16/2022 | 6m 12s | Video has closed captioning.

The federal government on Tuesday announced a second round of water restrictions to states that depend on the Colorado River Basin. The move comes as the American West faces unprecedented challenges to preserve water that continues to recede rapidly. Jennifer Pitt, Colorado River program director for the National Audubon Society, joins Stephanie Sy to discuss.

Aired: 08/16/22

Rating: NR

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