The network is planning a monthlong series, Climate Crisis: Saving Tomorrow, which will kick off with coverage of the conference, and continue throughout November, spanning all 7 continents. The series will examine the causes and risks of climate change, and what steps would need to be taken to limit further damage. In addition, ABC News is creating a new unit focused on climate change, led by Chief Meteorologist Ginger Zee, joined by coordinating producer Tracy Wholf and producer Stephanie Ebbs.
Data visualization can help people grasp the challenges that lie ahead.
Meet SciLine, an organization that’s offering you 23,000 weather or science experts — for free.
Breaking news: We face a climate “emergency” according to everyone from the heads of the European Union to the Pope. That realization can be overwhelming. After all, climate change is a planet-sized problem. But we see and experience the effects of climate change locally. That’s why local reporting is the most direct way to connect people in our communities to the real-world impacts of climate change. It’s also the most direct path to empower communities with reporting on solutions, and meaningful actions we can take individually and collectively.
If Mark Twain were living today, he might amend his famous quote about the weather to say, “Everybody talks about climate change, but nobody does anything about it.” And Twain might agree that KNTV in San Francisco is doing something about it.
Public attitudes on climate change have shifted dramatically in just the past five years. Don’t let that predictable “Fake News!” comment on your news station’s Facebook page mislead you or deter coverage. Nearly two-thirds of Americans now report being concerned (28%) or outright alarmed (31%) about climate change; while the minority of doubters (10%) and outright deniers (10%) continues to shrink.
Fuse Media, a cross-platform entertainment media brand serving a multicultural Millennial and Gen Z audience, is today kicking off “Be Heard. Be Change.” — the latest iteration of its call-to-action initiative that launched earlier this year. The campaign will feature Stacey Abrams, a member of the board of advisors for Climate Power 2020, founder of Fair Fight and the Southern Economic Advancement […]
Climate Change/Cambio Climático, a new, 30-minute Spanish-language TV special produced by Telemundo’s KXTX Dallas, will air across Telemundo owned and affiliate stations on Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22. Hosted by AMS and Certified Broadcast Chief Meteorologist Néstor Flecha (KXTX), and featuring Telemundo station Meteorologists Michelle Trujillo (KVEA Los Angeles), Ariel Rodriguez (WSCV Miami), Pedro Montoro (WNJU […]
The hour-long special, scheduled to debut Nov. 7, interviews candidates at various sites chosen to illustrate the impact of climate change. Sen. Bernie Sanders, for example, speaks at the site of a devastating California wildfire and Sen. Kamala Harris along a flood-prone area of the Mississippi River.
Climate change is “planet-size.” But local audiences are increasingly hungry for coverage that connects those global trends to what’s happening in their own backyard. Early successes by a few local innovators point to the opportunity for local news stations to be the go-to source for climate coverage in their communities.
Suddenly, TV news outlets that have found climate-change coverage difficult to emphasize for prolonged periods are warming up to more ambitious reporting.
Rival newsrooms are joining together to meet a crisis years in the making. But there is disagreement among some journalists on how to play the story.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Weather Channel is looking beyond cold fronts and summer showers with a project featuring the voices of 25 prominent people talking about the need to take action on climate change. The network says its “The Climate 25” series is about science, not politics. But its message is unmistakable, and is […]
There’s a growing trend, supported by the White House, for TV stations to provide more coverage of the causes and effects of climate change. However, some in the business are wary of it either because they don’t feel expert enough or are concerned about the politically charged nature of the topic.
When it involves climate change coverage, viewers don’t always get the complete picture from U.S. network television, according to a University of Michigan study. Major networks — ABC, CBS and NBC — show the impact or actions taken in climate change stories, but rarely combine the components in the same broadcast to give viewers better coverage, the study shows.