Ayaan speaks with Michael Shellenberger about the drug addiction crisis taking over major U.S. cities. They also discuss the results of the Virginia elections, the potential of a political realignment and the COP26 conference.

Michael Shellenberger is the founder and president of Environmental Progress and is the author of Apocalypse Never and San Fransicko.

He has been working as a climate activist for 20 years and an environmentalist for 30. He was Time magazine’s “Hero of the Environment” in 2008 and is an invited expert reviewer for the next Assessment Report for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Follow him on Twitter @ShellenbergerMD.

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Published in: Domestic Policy