PBS NewsHour

Climate change is jeopardizing trade along the Mississippi

Clip: 01/05/2020 | 6m 50s Video has closed captioning.

The Mississippi River's superhighway in Louisiana accounts for thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in trade through the shipping industry. But as climate change causes water levels to rise, activists and experts are looking for ways to tackle the problems for the people who depend on the mighty river. Nexus Media’s Josh Landis reports as part of our climate change series, “Peril & Promise."

Aired: 01/05/20

Rating: NR

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