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"jerusalem city of faith and fury" airs tomorrow night at 10:00 eastern and pacific, only be, on cnn. and your next hour of "cnn newsroom" starts, right now. new cases and covid because of unvaccinated folks. >> we are just watching this freight train coming that delta is going to sweep across the south. >> we could all bring this to a close, if everyone who are unvaccinated, would just come in, get vaccinated tomorrow. we are more than our jobs or our political parties. we are, first and foremost, team usa. tokyo olympics now underway. and a new controversy is swirling. the fire, itself, is faster than the firefighters can get control over it. no matter how many people we're -- we're throwing at it, it outpaced us, for several
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days. i'm pamela brown, in wash was washington. welcome to our viewers in the united states and around the world. you are in the "cnn newsroom," on this saturday. and across much of america, the masks have come off. covid numbers have gone up. and reality sets in. this nation is facing a pandemic of the unvaccinated. new cases are trending up, in 49 states. and with that spread, more deaths, more hospitalizations. the rise mainly caused by the highly-contagious delta variant, and the highly-politicized anti-vaccine crusade. more leaders on the state and local level are now implementing or at least considering new restrictions, in hopes of reigning in the escalating numbers. just under half of all americans are fully vaccinated. pushing herd immunity, for now, out of reach. meanwhile, the fda and cdc are exploring a possible-booster dose of covid-19 vaccine. but as of now, only for people considered immunocompromised.
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and in some states, like texas, local officials may find themselves handcuffed by state laws. earlier-this year, the heavily-republican texas legislature, along with governor greg abbott, responded to the pandemic by limiting what officials can do in response to the pandemic. they passed a law that prohibits mask mandates for all-governmental entities in texas and that includes counties, cities, school districts, and public-health authorities. mean time, texas is one of just three states accounting for 40% of all cases, nationwide, along with florida and missouri. again, mostly unvaccinated people. austin mayor, steve adler, joins me now with more. mayor, thanks for coming on. as cases rise in austin, you are now recommending masks in public, even for those, already, vaccinated. but that's about all you can do. how frustrating are these state laws, in your view? >> you know, it -- it -- it's not only frustrating but it has, i think, a real impact.
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it confuses the message. i don't think that people in our community understand the -- the -- the importance and -- and this -- and the danger that we're in, right now. in part, because the messaging from the state is not in accord with that. so, it's frustrating that the governor is limiting our powers. it's even more frustrating that the message going to the community is mixed. we challenged the governor's ability to stop cities over new year's eve. one, at the district-court level. we may have to do that, again. but for right now, we are just focused on trying to get our folks to -- to do the right thing. >> so, the question is why isn't the reality sinking in more? i know, you say you pin some of the blame on the state officials. according to the state department of health, texas has season nearly-9,000 covid-19 deaths, since february. all but 43 of those victims were unvaccinated. why do you think this message
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isn't sinking in with people there? >> you know, i think there are probably lots of reasons for that. but again, that's frustrating. you know, 90% of the people in our hospitals, right now, are people that have not been vaccinated. the number of people in our icus, 1 or 2%, are vaccinated people. so the science and the data is very clear. i think some of the people are just caught in this partisan thing. that, you know, president trump started a year and a half ago. we, also, have some people in our community, i'm sure, that -- that don't have access to internet. that, when they have the access, the message they're getting when they look at social media is -- is conflicting. so we're going door to door, and trying to be as -- as open and as transparent, and get the real data out to as many people as we can. and trying to -- to get as many of those folks that, with information, will make the right choice trying to get a them that information. >> and when you say door to door, you are just providing
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information, not vaccines. you know, so much of this is just -- gets politicized, right? i mean, when biden -- president biden said that, you saw a lot of people misconstrue what he was saying on that. but information is important. it does make an impact. state-health services are now doing 18 pop-up events at texas walmart stores trying to get younger texans vaccinated ahead of the school year. how much success do you predict? >> well, i -- i -- i wish it was moving faster and it's moving too slowly. and we are all but doing actual door to door to -- to bring it to people. trying to get vaccination clinics, pop-up clinics closer and closer to the -- to the pe people. it is going too slow. we are reaching out to more trusted voices in communities. um, you know, oftentimes, it's not the government voice that is the -- the most compelling to people that have issues with trust. my hope is, is that -- that drumbeat.
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if people see the numbers that are in our hospitals. see how many people are there, that are unvaccinated. that word will start to get out. i see that's beginning to happen, on the national level, with some republican leaders. that's good to see. it, of course, is -- is -- is way too little and -- and it's awfully late. but i'm welcoming it, now. but it doesn't seem it's going to happen with our governor, who seems to be locked in a -- in a -- in a race with the governor of florida to see who can be farther to the right. and -- and that is sending a confused and conflicted message to our state. >> do you think it would help, if the cdc updated its guidance? right now, it still doesn't recommend, if you are vaccinated, to wear masks indoors, except for, you know, it tells people, look at where you are living and look at, you know, the case rates in your community. but do you think that would help? do you think they should update it? >> from where i sit, i think they should. i think the standard from the world health organization is -- is more accurately reflecting
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what we're seeing, on the ground, here. i am appreciative that the cdc, specifically, says that local areas are -- can go farther than their recommendation, based on what's happening on the ground. but the more i see, the more mayors i talk to from around the country, i don't think a lot of the cities going to be far behind us. this -- this delta variant is a lot more infectious. and i think it's going to hit everybody. >> hmm. all right. mayor steve adler, thank you for joining us. >> pamela, thank you. well, masking is, also, an important question for schools around the country. they will re-open, while the coronavirus is, still, very much, with us. especially, the aggressive-delta variant. so far, five states are mandating masks for all k-through-12 students when classes resume. additionally, public-school districts in some major cities are issuing their own mandates. some, like atlanta, in opposition to their republican governors. joining me, now, with more and dr. edith sanchez, she is a
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pediatrician and assistant professor of pediatrics at columbia university irving medical center. welcome to the show, doctor. >> it's great to be with you, pamela. >> so the american academy of pediatrics is now recommending that all students, over 2 years old, along with staff, wear masks, regardless of whether they are vaccinated. and regardless of whether they're mandated. do you agree? >> i, 100%, agree, pamela. i know that this has created some confusion because the cdc is not really going this far. but we have to remember, the cdc made a recommendation, based on the latest data about the v vaccines and how well they work. and they left it open for schools to recommend masking. the american academy of pediatrics, i believe, is stepping in and filling in that gap. and saying to make this practical, to make this, actually, enforceable, we are going to recommend that everyone in schools goes ahead and wears a mask. and that is truly the best way to stop this virus from spreading in schools. and to get kids back in school,
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safely. >> and the cdc does say that kids over 2, right, should wear a mask if they are indoors. earlier-this month, the cdc issued new-school guidance saying in-person learning is critical, this year. but only recommending masks for students who haven't been fully vaccinated. during cnn's town hall meeting with president biden, last week, he hinted that was going to change. why do you think it hasn't changed, yet, with school opening right around the corner for many students in this country? >> i think there's so many factors that go into making this decision. to make an official recommendations, pamela. i do believe, however, that, at this point, we have so much data and so much science to tell us that if we add masks to proper ventilation to spacing of students and to actual, you know, testing and taking precautions in the community. we can do this, safely. so, i really do believe masks are one more step iand a really effective one. we know this, at this point, pamela. and it makes so much sense. >> the american academy of
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pediatrics says nearly-24,000 cases of covid among children were reported in the week between july 8 and 15. that's more than 15% of total cases that week. just tell us, how concerning are those numbers? and how is the delta variant impacting children who -- who aren't vaccinated? >> yeah, it is extremely concerning, pamela. the unfortunate thing about the delta variant is that it's spreading faster. and we know so many people have said it in the past couple of weeks, this is becoming a pandemic of the unvaccinated. that unvaccinated group includes all children who, still, don't qualify for a vaccine. and about half of kids, who do because we have to remember that, according to the latest numbers that we have, kids who are 12 and up and qualify for this vaccine, about half of them are not getting it, pamela. so, it is becoming a pandemic of the unvaccinated. we are still learning how the delta variant affects children. but we know is it more transmissible. it is more infectious. and by nature of being more
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transmissible, it's going to get the people who aren't vaccinated and that includes children. >> and that concerns -- i mean, that concerns me, as a parent of two young kids who are helpless. 1 and 3 years old. can't get vaccinated. you know, we say it is a pandemic of the unvaccinated but even if you are vaccinated, you worry in this environment. what if you pick it up from someone unvaccinated? transmit it to your child? with the delta variant and everything going on, so many kids unvaccinated, as you pointed out, are schools a safe environment even if people are wearing masks? >> i do believe they can be, pamela. i don't think we get to say schools are safe. everyone, back to school, and forget about this. i think we have to be really cautious here. i believe schools need to re-open. kids need to be in school, in-person. i have to tell you, i've seen so many children fall behind. i've seen rates of mental-health conditions go up. food insecurity. so, it is really concerning for kids to not be able to get back to school. we have to do absolutely everything that we can.
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and we know that it can be done, safely. but that includes everyone, who can get vaccinated, actually going ahead and getting vaccinated. and that includes the proper ventilation, the spacing that we talked about, and all of those measures that, at this point, should be so familiar to schools. >> all right. thank you so much, doctor. we appreciate it. >> thank you. and tomorrow night, primary-care doctor joins us to take your questions. tweet or instagram to me, at pamela brown cnn. and still to come. nfl chief medical officer, dr. alan sills on how players are being hit with hefty fines, if they flout its covid protocols. also, brand-new video in to cnn. two people trapped on a truck, as floodwater swirled around them. can you imagine? the dramatic rescue, just ahead. and then, a top scientist tells me why climate changes impact on extreme weather is even worse than we even thought. but first, the olympics are in full swing and team usa did something they haven't done in
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it is day two of the games in tokyo. and skateboarding is making its olympic debut. so far, china leads the medal count. but sadly, for the first time since 1972, the u.s. failed to win a single medal on the first day of the summer games. cnn's will ripley has the latest, from tokyo. >> reporter: tokyo olympics' opening ceremony. a made-for-tv spectacle seen around the world. big names, like naomi osaka, bulging muscles like the tongan flag bearer. beating athletes in a parade of nations. and now, one olympics broadcaster accused of raining on that parade. south korea's mbc is triggering a storm of controversy online. apologizing for airing, what they called, inappropriate
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images and expressions. ukrainian athletes, pictured alongside an image of the chernobyl nuclear disaster. a graphic describing how haiti's political situation is fogged by the assassination of the president. another calling the marshall islands, once a nuclear-test site for the u.s. when italy walked on, they showed a pizza. for norway, a salmon filet. team romania? dracula. south korean social media blowing up, says seoul-based journalist, raphael rasheed. >> everyone is saying that this is extremely embarrassing, and has damaged korea's image abroad. >> reporter: rasheed's tweet about the cringe-worthy captions went viral. >> had south korea been referred to as, say, a former colony of japan, it would be offensive. it will be an insult and people are asking how could this have happened? >> reporter: mbc issued a formal
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apology. the problematic images and on-screen text were prepared with the intention to introduce each country's team in a short timeframe and make them easily understood. however, it greatly lacked respect. the broadcaster, promising a full review of its editorial process. vowing, no more olympic blunders. speaking of olympic blunders, team usa. no medals on the first day. first time in, like, since '72. like, 50, 60 years. i think 50 years. i don't want to age 1972. but look. there's hope because i was born in 1981 and i just turned 40 so look, there is hope for today, though, pamela because there are 18 meldless up for grabs. sw swimming events. you mentioned skateboarding making its olympic debut. surfing. we are about to head to the beach to check out olympic surfing competition, which is making its debut and good news for the surfers.
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there is a typhoon coming. >> of course, there is a typhoon, right? >> yeah. yeah-let of the waves are supposed to be really good. now, if that south korean channel was covering surfing, i wonder if they'd put like jaws in the graphic, maybe. when they are talking about the surfing competition and talk about the shark attacks in the area. who knows? >> oh, lord. my gosh, between that and covid. but you know what? the other, good news, will, is that things can only go up from here for the u.s. team. >> absolutely, yes. >> so there we go. >> really takes the pressure off, actually. because it's like, all right, we got that out of the way. it's like vacation, when everything goes wrong on the first day, you know the rest of the trip is going to be good. >> all right. thanks so much, will ripley. appreciate you bringing us the latest there from tokyo. moments ago, first lady jill biden arrived back in the u.s. having led the american delegation to the olympics. cnn's kate bennet has more on her trip to tokyo. >> reporter: jill biden is not the first first lady to lead the american delegation to the olympics but she is the first to do so in the era of covid-19.
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speaking, virtually, to a group of team usa athletes at the u.s. embassy in tokyo, friday, biden acknowledged the challenges. >> becoming an olympian is a rare accomplishment, in a normal time. but you did it, during a global pandemic. >> reporter: it is, also, not normal for a first lady to be alone in the stands, as biden was saturday taking in a women's basketball game, swimming, and part of the women's soccer game against new zealand. cases of covid are spiking in the host country of japan. tokyo is in a state of emergency. but biden was not deterred from her first-international solo trip as first lady. even as reports of athletes falling ill became more widespread. >> the president and the first lady felt it was important to have the delegation led, at the highest level. so, she is looking forward to continuing her travel. >> reporter: at opening ceremonies, biden, one of fewer than 100 vip attendees, but her
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olympic spirit not dimmed. on saturday, at a watch party at the embassy, biden changed into a head-to-toe team usa wardrobe. >> i feel like a new -- i mean, a kid on the first day of school. you know, how you got all -- you have all your new clothes? but you didn't wash them. so, like, these jeans are so stiff. so, note to self. >> reporter: biden also did double duty. squeezing in several diplomatic events during her two and a half days in tokyo. telling embassy staff, she knows what they're up against. >> this job can be challenging, in the best of times. and in the past few years, we've seen how fragile diplomacy can be. >> reporter: building relationships. an audience with the japanese emperor at the imperial palace taking an incense workshop as a guest of the wife of japan's prime minister, suga.
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back home, president joe biden saying it was his wife who was asked to go to japan, and not he. >> if you turn on your -- turn on the olympics and watch team usa, you will see jill biden stand there cheering with them. the japanese prime minister, who as i invited as the first person to come to the white house head of state, he made it real clear. he didn't want me. he wanted her to go. he is a man of incredible judgment. >> reporter: but the first lady's main mission was to be there to support america's athletes, at a time when their own friends and families could not be. biden doing it, instead. >> in these moments, we are more than our cities or states or backgrounds. we are more than our jobs or our political parties. we are united. we are, first and foremost, team usa.
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>> thanks to our kate bennet. a testament to how quickly things can change with coronavirus and an unvaccinated population. the biden administration went from declaring independence, on july 4th t, to a very different tone just a few weeks later. david, cnn political commentator and assistant editor at "the washington post" joins us, next. like barriers, expectations, oh and eight world records. ♪ ♪ so she'll only hold the card that never holds her back. world class medicare coverage from blue cross blue shield. that's the benefit of blue. ♪ ♪
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>> we, together, are not out of the woods, yet. and you will want to make thoughtful decisions to protect your health, and the health of your family and your community. we are, yet, at another pivotal moment in this pandemic. >> david swerdlick is a cnn political commentator and assistant editor at "the washington post." david, given where we are now, just in the last few weeks, do you think the white house was premature in sort of celebrating and saying, on july 4th, that america was nearly independent from covid-19? >> hi, pamela. yeah, i do think they were a little bit. if you go back to the march-april timeframe, the administration got the covid relief package off the ground. they were rolling out the vaccines, in a very efficient way. and president -- president biden gave that speech where he said, hey, let's aim for getting back to sort of seminormal by july 4th. then, came may with the cdc guidance that -- that rolled
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back mask-wearing guidance and mask-wearing requirements. and i do think that was a little bit premature. now, we see case counts going up. and in the interim, i think the administration has gotten a little sidetracked into different issues. they have a big agenda. but ultimately, they probably realize, now, that their fate in the 2022 midterms and looking way ahead to the 2024 presidential is all about getting checks in hands, and shots in arms. and they have gotten away from that, a little bit, in the last several weeks. and the case counts going up is, certainly, not helping their messaging. and they are going to have to really stay on this. >> right. i mean, and they have been pressed, the cdc has been pressed as well, from my colleague kaitlan collins, about discussions to upgrade or update the mask guidance for vaccinated people, indoors. given what's going on. jen psaki, the white house press secr secretary didn't answer questions from reporters about how many people in the white house are vaccinated.
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how many breakthrough cases there are. what do you make of that, for an administration that has touted transparency, from day one? >> yeah, so i'm not a doctor or anything. but, you know, there is a -- there's a view that says follow the science, and i think you do have to follow the science, in this situation. but the politicians, especially up to president biden, have to also keep the public on guard about the potential for a relapse back to these rising-case counts and back to a situation where, just a few weeks ago, everyone was looking forward to smooth sailing this summer. school re-opening. people are starting to go back to their physical-work spaces. and now, i think that's still on pace but now, it's going to take more of everyone in the country rowing, together. and if the white house can't find a way to get that message across. and to get the vaccine skeptics, especially in red states, to start, you know, looking at, maybe, hey, maybe, i should get this vaccine even if i'm not completely comfortable with it. they are going to have, both, a public-health problem and a future-political problem.
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>> and there is always the open question, how much can the white house messaging even get to those vaccine skeptics? but we know that conservatives, leaders in the -- in the conservative, you know, republicans, politicians. they -- they really can. they can reach out to these people. and we saw a sudden aboutface by conservative leaders and hosts who are, suddenly, embracing vaccines. >> i've been vaccinated. many of my colleagues have been vaccinated. and the vaccine is safe, effective, and it's widely available all across the united states of america, for anybody who wants to get it. >> please, take covid seriously. i can't say it enough. enough people have died. we don't need any more deaths. research, like crazy. talk to your doctor. >> i believe in science. i believe in the science of vaccination. >> if there's anybody out there willing to listen, get vaccinated. these shots need to get into everybody's arm, as rapidly as possible, or we're going to be back in a situation, in the
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fall, that we don't yearn for. that we went through last year. >> so, what do you think about that some and we should note that sean hannity, then, after he said that, went on a radio show and said he wasn't telling people they should get vaccinated. kind of backtracked on what he was saying there but what is your reaction to more prominent conservatives speaking out about this in favor of the vaccine? >> pamela, i think there is a couple of things going on. first of all, now that we are seeing these case counts rise, republicans, broadly speaking, and republican commentators, broadly speaking, will look bad if their covid skepticism and their vaccine skepticism turns out to have been the wrong advice that they were giving to their constituencies and their audiences. people will, eventually, catch on, i assume. that they've been given bunk information. i think the other thing that -- that startled people, this week, was that 700-point drop in the dow, on monday.
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i haven't done any reporting on this but i would not be shocked, pamela, if republicans on the hill, if republican-network executives, got calls from people on wall street and elsewhere in the business community saying, hey. if we want to re-open, if you want to see the stock market keep going along, chugging along, then we've got to get some vaccine compliance and we've got to tighten it up with protocols around the country because you -- you can't have the economy bounce back, again and again from these shocks. from people having to mask up. stay home. et cetera. because -- because not enough people are vaccinated to tamp down the pandemic. >> gosh, you know, you would just hope that the driving force would be, hey, it's important to spread, you know, information that could save people's lives. not, hey, you know, just the economy. we really need your help. but it is, certainly, an open question, as to what we were -- we've seen play out, this past week in the conservative base there. david swerdlick, thank you so much. >> thanks, pamela.
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enough to snap trees. the climate crisis will cause more deadly, extreme weather but they are surprised that heat and rain records are being broken by such large margins right now. michael mann is the professor of atmospheric science at penn state university. he also wrote "the new climate war, the fight to take back our planet." professor mann says the climate change models we are using are outdated and in his words underestimate the magnitude of the impact of climate change on tr extreme-weather events. professor mann joins me, now. thank you for being here with us. what's wrong with the current-climate models? >> yeah, thanks, pamela, it's good to be with you. the climate models are actually great. i mean, they really do an excellent job capturing many of the features in the dynamics averse climate system and they have come a long way over the past several decades. they have actually predicted the warming of the planet extremely well.
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but some of the impacts of climate change do depend on details and processes that are, often, fairly difficult to resolve in these models. that's true when it comes to the impact of climate change on extreme-weather events. they capture the fact that a warmer planet is going to have more intense and more frequent heat waves. and that's going to dry out soil. so you get worse drought. and you combine that -- those heat waves with that drought. you get the sorts of epic wildfires that we are seeing break out. but at the same time, a warmer atmosphere holds more moisture so when it does rain, you get more of those extreme-flooding events. the models capture all of that. what they don't capture very well is the way that climate change is actually changing the behavior of our jet stream. and it is slowing it down and causing some of those weather systems to grow, in magnitude, and become locked in place. so you get those deep high-pressure centers over the western u.s. that gives us that unprecedented heat and drought and wildfires. or a big low pressure that gets stuck over the east and we get
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some of those flooding events that we have seen recently. the models don't quite capture how climate change is increasing those sorts of conditions. and so, the models are providing an underestimate of -- of the profound impact that climate change is, already, having on these extreme-weather events. >> and is that why climate scientists are provided that heat and rain records are broken by such large margins? what are we supposed to make of that? >> yeah, i mean, sometimes we become a little too enamored with our models and we think they describe the real world but they don't capture all of the, you know, complexities of -- of the real world. and so, climate modelers have been surprised by just the -- this -- you know, this endless procession of extreme-heat waves and droughts and wildfires and floods that we've seen, in recent summers, because the models didn't quite predict that we would see this much, this soon.
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part of the -- you know, the challenge here, of course, is to run these climate models at higher resolutions. where we start to capture some of those features that are missing. and climate modelers are working on that. and we need, of course, the resources to do that. >> of course, but i mean, we are sitting here talking about this endless procession of weather events tied to climate change. and there are, still, so many people who are climate-change deniers. what is your message to them? >> yeah. well, you know, look. um, the impacts of climate change are no longer subtle. we are seeing them, now, play out in our daily weather. so we are beyond the point where there is even any question, not just about whether climate change is real and human caused. but there's really no question, that it is leading to profound impacts on us, now. there is a little bit of good news. the climate models do tell us that, if we do bring those global-carbon emissions down, dramatically, over the next decade, which we can do with the right policies that decarbonize
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our economy, move us towards renewable energy, we can prevent the worst impacts from taking place but we have to act now. >> all right. professor michael mann, thank you for joining us. that really is alarming, though, even though there is a bit of good news on the horizon, perhaps if people do what they are supposed to be doing to take care of the planet. the nfl is warning its players games may be forfeited if there is a coronavirus outbreak, among the unvaccinated. but the nfl's chief-medical officer tells me it's not about punishing people. that interview, up next. and when it comes to the sitcom, there is one thing we all could agree on. the workplace has some horrible bosses, right? from michael scott and "the office." to jack in 30 rock, find out the inspiration to some of your favorite characters on the next new episode of history of the sitcom tomorrow night at 9:00, only on cnn.
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it's an annual ritual,st start of the nba season. they're already at camp. the nfl is taking an aggressive approach to getting players vaccinated. they may have to forfeit a game. adva we toke to dr. allen sill v chief medical officer for the nfl. >> i've talked with our clubs, with individual mayors, with family members, with our team medical staffs and others, and
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our protocols are not about punishing people. they're about being as safe as we possibly can. we believe, as medical experts, puts us in the position to be as safe as possible. how do we maintain? and so everything we can do to insent vies vaccination is something we want to do. it's built around the idea of let's be as safe as we can. >> i saw you talked to reporters yesterday and said we shouldn't be paying attention to facebook and instagram. it raises the issue how much to blame is sore media for information from social media rather than trusted scientific sources. >> i think that's our focus. trusted scientific sources, you hit the words. again, that's what we do as
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patients. that's what we do as family members. we want to have accurate scientific information. that's what we're trying to provide to our players, coaches, and staff. >> how h you get them to put more weight on scientific sources rather that what they're seeing on line? do you see that your efforts are working and you're getting more vaccine hesitant players to get vaccinated? >> we're seeing a daily uptick. yesterday 80% have started the vaccination process. i think the message is resonating, we've still got more work to do but we're off to a good start. i've said i don't believe you shout anyone into changes their opinion here. you have to address concerns, share information and help people make these important decisions for themselves.
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>> tomorrow night we have something special in store for you. don lemon has been pulling double duty on an investigation to answer this very important question. where have all the tv theme songs gone? >> hello. don lemon here. have you ever asked yourself what happened to tv theme songs. you don't hear them anymore, do you? i asked my question the same question. one of the fascinating things i realize is there's different types of theme songs. right? here's a look. it's few and far between that throughout the 80s and 90s and into the new century we had many of those old-fashioned things and when we saw them they were retro oh imagines to those old days.
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♪ got yourself a gun ♪ >> what accompanied that were the immigrant story. the houses get further apart, more greenery in between and bigger until fwoepy arrives another his pa lashl. there are some that have no words. law and order is an example, you have to have something playing while you show who's starring. they kept changing the task. pamela, i'm hoping i'm going to hear some of your favorite tv songs in this show. i know you will be singing along. they're recorded, too, because i want to watch it. thank you. >> i will watch my husband's
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chagrin, probably. where have all the theme songs gone is tomorrow at 8:00. thank you for joining us. i'm pamela brown. up next, history of the sitcom, just friends. take a look at the white house. lit up in the red, white, and blue in support or the athletes taking mace in tokyo. good night, and good look, as edward r. murrow said. your skin isn't just skin, it's a beautiful reflection of everything you've been through. that's why dove renews your skin's ceramides and strengthens it against dryness for softer, smoother skin you can lovingly embrace. renew the love for your skin with dove body wash.
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