02 Nov '16, 10pm

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Ian Somerhalder is scared — and for good reason. The actor, best known for his roles in Lost and The Vampire Diaries , is a native of Louisiana’s Gulf Coast, and he’s seen the effects of climate change on places that he loves. An avid scuba diver, he’s witnessed the impact of rising water temperatures and ocean acidification on coral reefs. They don’t just kill the reefs, they kill entire ecosystems. “It’s absolutely devastating and beyond frightening,” Somerhalder told Grist. It was this concern for climate change that led Somerhalder to a gig as a correspondent on Years of Living Dangerously , a documentary series now in its second season on the National Geographic Channel. It also features Jack Black, Don Cheadle, David Letterman, and Gisele Bündchen, among others. In the first season, Somerhalder met with an megachurch pastor who doesn’t believe in climate change and h...

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