The Irish Times World View Podcast
About This Show
The Irish Times' unrivalled foreign affairs coverage, now brought to you in weekly podcast form. Hosted by Chris Dooley with regular contributors Patrick Smyth, Denis Staunton, Simon Carswell, Lara Marlowe, Suzanne Lynch, Derek Scally, Paddy Agnew, Tom Hennigan, Clifford Coonan and Ruadhan Mac Cormaic.
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A Day of Reckoning for Alabama / One Planet Summit
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Some Alabama Republicans are ignoring President Donald Trump's call to back their own party's candidate for the Senate, Roy Moore, and are instead voting for Democrat Doug Jones. But many others are still backing Moore despite accusations he sexually assaulted several underage girls. The race is on a knife edge.
On today's podcast Suzanne Lynch explains why a victory for Moore presents a real headache for the GOP, with the former chief justice of Alabama likely to face an ethics committee on his arrival to the Senate.
In the second part of the show Environment and Science Editor Kevin O’Sullivan reports on the One Planet climate conference taking place in Paris this week, where France’s President Macron is putting pressure on world leaders, including laggard Ireland, to up the ante on tackling global warming.