Young Climate Leaders to Know

Activists In Edinburgh Join The Global Climate Strike. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty) From artists and writers to students, and activists, young people have upended the climate conversation by organizing, protesting, and pressuring governments to take action for their future. To encourage more insightful coverage of what they want and how their work fits in […]

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A Low Bar for Climate Journalism on a Low, Low Night

US President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden participate in the first presidential debate on September 29, 2020 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) Sign up to receive the weekly Climate Beat newsletter. Our Columbia Journalism Review colleague Jon Allsop called it “a speck of light on a dark night”: Chris Wallace of Fox […]

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What Is Chris Wallace Thinking?

Chris Wallace of Fox News will moderate the first presidential debate on September 29, 2020 (Photo: Getty) At tonight’s presidential debate in Cleveland, moderator Chris Wallace of Fox News will doubtless ask Donald Trump about the blockbuster New York Times report that Trump paid only $750 in federal income taxes in both 2016 and 2017 and no federal income […]

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New Poll: Most US Voters Strongly Favor Climate Action

A new poll on behalf of The Guardian,Vice Media Group and Covering Climate Now, finds a majority of voters support climate action and for questioning the presidential candidates about climate change during the upcoming debates. Nearly two-thirds (65%) of registered voters say they are more likely to vote for a candidate who supports 100% clean […]

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Youth Takeover Day Launches Climate Politics 2020

Our Climate Politics 2020 joint coverage week, September 21-28, has launched! Together we’re making some noise so voters know what’s at stake for the planet and humanity when they head to the ballot box this November. A number of our partners have started the week by lifting up the voices of those who will be […]

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