We help our news media colleagues cover the defining story of our time with the rigor and urgency it deserves.
News and media partners
CCNow collaborates with journalists and newsrooms to produce more informed and urgent climate stories, to make climate a part of every beat in the newsroom — from politics and weather to business and culture — and to drive a public conversation that creates an engaged public. Mindful of the media’s responsibility to inform the public and hold power to account, we advise newsrooms, share best practices, and provide reporting resources that help journalists ground their coverage in science while producing stories that resonate with audiences.
Co-founded by the Columbia Journalism Review and The Nation in association with The Guardian and WNYC in 2019, CCNow’s 460-plus partners include some of the biggest names in news, and some of the smallest, because this story needs everyone. In addition to three of the world’s biggest news agencies — Reuters, Bloomberg, and Agence France Presse — each of which provides content to thousands of other newsrooms, our partners include CBS News, NBC and MSNBC News, Noticias Telemundo, PBS NewsHour, Univision, Al Jazeera; most of the biggest public radio stations in the US; many flagship newspapers and TV networks in the Americas, Europe, and Asia; and dozens of leading magazines and journals, including Nature, Scientific American, Rolling Stone, HuffPost, Teen Vogue, and Mother Jones.
To learn more about our work and the ideas that led to CCNow, see these stories by our co-founders: “A New Beginning for Climate” by Mark Hertsgaard & Kyle Pope, September 2019; and “The Media Are Complacent While the World Burns,” by Mark Hertsgaard & Kyle Pope, April 2019.
CO-FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Research & Engagement Coordinator
Writer and Former Director of Renewable Energy for C40 Cities
Editor at Large at The Nation
Executive Director of Fund for Constitutional Government
Editor and Publisher of Columbia Journalism Review
Deputy Editor and Head of Strategy at Guardian US
Katrina vanden Heuvel
Publisher and Editorial Director of The Nation
Covering Climate Now has been made possible by generous grants from Actions@EBMF, David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Michaux Family Foundation, Park Foundation, Rockefeller Family & Associates, Schumann Media Center and Wayne Crookes. The fiscal sponsor for Covering Climate Now is the DC-based 501c3, The Fund for Constitutional Government. We are looking for additional funding to sustain the collaborative. Please contact Judy Doctoroff at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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