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Denis Hayes: Pollution Recognizes No Boundaries

29 January 2014

This video was produced by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Information Programs in January 2014. It features Denis Hayes, chairman of Earth Day Network.

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[TEXT: Pollution Recognizes No Boundaries]

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Denis Hayes: Pollution doesn’t recognize the lines on the map.

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If you have something like climate change,

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[TEXT: Denis Hayes, National Coordinator, 1st ‘Earth Day’
Chairman Earth Day Network]
every piece of coal that is burned anywhere on the planet

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has exactly the same impact as it
does if it’s burned anyplace else.

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So there needs to be a level of global cooperation.

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We all need to jump in and address these global issues together.

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[TEXT: Our Planet Join Share Act
#EarthDay #ActOnClimate
Produced by the U.S.Department of State]

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[TEXT: Select Photos © AP Images]