As one of Australia’s most influential voices on climate, Lesley Hughes has thought deeply about how to talk about the crisis and says hope has a key role to play.
In the aftermaths of hurricane Otis, reporter Emily Atking, calls on journalists and meteorologists to go one step further when reporting on disastrous weather phenomenons that are “connected to climate change" by including that these events are a symptom of fossil fuels, deforestation, and industrial agriculture. Being explicit about what’s causing the climate crisis provides readers with the knowledge they need to make truly informed decisions.
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