Tag Archives: climate change

Media Climate Coverage Deemed Lacking

Media climate coverage deemed lacking: Mark Hertsgaard and Kyle Pope charge media with ignoring it.

“This journalistic failure has given rise to a calamitous public ignorance, which in turn has enabled politicians and corporations to avoid action,” they write.

They call for “Paul Revere” responsibilities to awaken, inform and rouse the people to action.

 

Media Focus Needed On Climate Change

Media focus needed on climate change: Margaret Sullivan writes that a week of dire news conceals the urgency of a United Nations report on global warming.

“Just as the smartest minds in earth science have issued their warning, the best minds in media should be giving sustained attention to how to tell this most important story in a way that will create change,” she writes.