After Touting Pandemic Climate ‘Silver Lining,’ Roker ‘Worried’ By Recovery

Kyle Drennen | March 3, 2021
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Early on in the pandemic, NBC’s Today show weatherman and climate activist Al Roker was quick to tell viewers that the deadly virus sweeping the globe actually had a “silver lining” in that fossil fuel emissions had declined due to worldwide economic shutdowns that devastated the livelihoods of millions. However, on Wednesday, as the world continued to show signs of gradual recovery amid COVID-19 vaccine distribution, Roker warned viewers to be “worried” about the environment in 2021.

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