William Brangham

William Brangham is a producer at PBS Need to Know.

Climate & Energy

Paradise lost in Palau: Island nation fights back against climate change

Threatened by encroaching seas, the tiny island nation of Palau is taking legal action with the U.N. to hold the industrialized world accountable for damage caused by climate change.

Climate Change

Rising tide: Norfolk, Va., struggles on the front lines of sea-level rise [VIDEO]

A city on the front lines of sea-level rise wonders how long it can keep the Atlantic Ocean at bay.

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