Climate Justice Reporting Guide

Climate Justice Reporting Guide Here are some ways you might consider covering climate change as a fundamental matter of racial, economic, and environmental justice. See our complete list of reporting resources. These story recommendations—scalable and adaptable for every news outlet’s needs, regardless of medium and location—will be updated regularly to reflect the latest developments. Make […]

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Talking Shop: Climate Coverage and Racial Justice

On Thursday, June 11 at 5:00 pm ET, Covering Climate Now will host our next “Talking Shop” webinar to discuss how newsrooms can incorporate racial and environmental justice framing in their coverage of the climate crisis and its solutions. CCNow welcomes Varshini Prakash, the 27-year-old co-founder of the Sunrise Movement, which has been instrumental in […]

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Solutions to the Climate Crisis Must Be Rooted in Justice and Equity

Sign up to receive the weekly Climate Beat newsletter in your inbox. **To  our partners: Following Mark Hertsgaard’s column below (which we encourage you to republish), please read the Important Notice about rescheduling CCNow’s interview with UN Secretary General Guterres. Shortly after the police killing of George Floyd, Varshini Prakash tweeted, “If we can imagine stopping the […]

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How and Why CCNow Is Facilitating Coverage of the G7 Summit

G-7 leaders at the 2019 conference. (Photo: Getty Images) Sign up to receive the weekly Climate Beat newsletter in your inbox. This post  is available for reprint by CCNow partners. Since we buried the lede last time, this Climate Beat begins by restating how Covering Climate Now plans to support our partners in covering the June G7 […]

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Talking Shop: Insights and Inspiration for Reporting on the Climate Emergency During COVID-19

In a week when extreme weather disasters reminded us that the climate emergency does not pause for Covid-19, Reuters joined Covering Climate Now on May 19 for a “Talking Shop” webinar to discuss the opportunities and challenges newsrooms face in reporting both crises simultaneously. Panelists included CCNow Executive Director Mark Hertsgaard of The Nation, Gabrielle […]

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Talking Shop: Climate Change Reporting in a Post-pandemic World

With the coronavirus dominating headlines, how can media organizations also do justice to the even bigger story of climate change? Tuesday, May 19, 2020  https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/6364388224287322895 Hong Kong: 11:00 PM | London: 4:00 PM | New York: 11:00 AM  Covering Climate Now is teaming up with Reuters to co-host a Talking Shop webinar where journalists discuss […]

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The COVID-19 Stimulus Debate Is a Pivotal Climate Story

Sign up to receive the weekly Climate Beat newsletter in your inbox. This post  is available for reprint by CCNow partners. “Pick any world-shaking event from 20th century history—none has produced a bigger decrease in [heat trapping] emissions” than this year’s coronavirus, wrote Laura Millan Lombrana and Haley Warren in a May 7 article for Bloomberg Green. Normally, plummeting […]

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Pulitzer Prizes Validate Strong Climate Journalism

Sign up to receive the weekly Climate Beat newsletter in your inbox. Climate journalism  had a tremendous showing at the Pulitzer Prizes on Monday! Our hearty congratulations to The Washington Post, which was awarded the prize for Explanatory Reporting for its series outlining the dangerous effects a 2 degree Celsius temperature rise will have on the […]

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