Richard Eskow talks about the record amount of rainfall that came along with Hurricane Harvey and how climate scientists warned us that these catastrophic events would happen, but politicians like Ted Cruz continue to deny climate science.

Richard Eskow is host and managing editor of The Zero Hour, a weekly radio program produced by We Act Radio. He was the senior writer and editor for the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign. Richard has written for a number of print and online publications, was a founding contributor to the Huffington Post, and is a longtime activist. He is also a Senior Fellow with the Campaign for America’s Future.