It’s a story that gets a lot of “mentions,” but not necessarily a deep dive. Take, for example, the recent United Nations report on climate change, stating that by 2040 the world will be in deep trouble. It made a splash, but was soon buried by the Kavanaugh hearings and the most recent hurricane which was, no doubt, climate change related.

On this week’s edition of Beat the Press, Emily Rooney was joined by Adam Reilly, of WGBH News; Tom Fiedler, of Boston University; Dan Kennedy, of Northeastern University; and Mike Nikitas, former NECN anchor.