Telegraph columnists routinely questioned climate science and criticised green reforms as a major backlash against net zero policies raged in the UK.A new analysis by DeSmog reviewed over 2,000 Telegraph opinion pieces and editorials published online over a six month period, ending in 16 October. Of the 171 opinion pieces that dealt with environmental issues, 85 percent were identified as “anti-green” : attacking climate policy, questioning climate science and ridiculing environmental groups.
Reporting on climate issues in an impactful yet constructive manner is equally essential and urgent for public service journalism. Focusing on solutions, limiting negativity and training our journalists to understand the broader picture are pressing challenges facing our newsrooms. In this year's News Report, you'll find case studies to help you deliver climate-related journalism that will resonate with your audiences. They'll also guide you when reorganizing newsrooms and building expertise across all genres, ensuring transversal climate coverage.
With disinformation ramping up before COP28, journalists need to prepare now to avoid getting spun during the summit. This press briefing was organized to update journalists on likely disinformation narratives to watch out for, how media digests disinformation, and how it can impact negotiations. Whether you’re reporting or editing, on the ground or from afar, this press briefing is aimed at helping you publish the most factual reporting.
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.
Conducted in 2022, this survey assesses the awareness, knowledge, attitudes, practices and media consumption related to climate change among the people of Mongolia with a particular focus on the most disadvantaged and likely to bear the brunt of climate change. The results of the study will inform the development of a national awareness-raising campaign strategy.
In this analysis, Sentient media and Faunalytics reviewed the 100 most recent climate articles published by 10 national US outlets. Out of 1,000 articles, they found that just 7 percent mention animal agriculture and, within that coverage, much of the reporting covers climate impacts on livestock rather than how meat production is a source of greenhouse gas emissions.
This report tracks and analyzes narrative trends in the news related to renewable energy in the United States and more broadly related to climate solutions, including food and water systems in our analysis, alongside renewable energy.
In this Instagram chat, Thelma Young Lutunatabua and environmental journalist, Yessenia Funnes discuss climate solutions narrative trends in the US as well as the role of media to uplift and amplify community-based solutions and stories through an equily and justice lens.
(APPLY BY 15 NOV) The course is designed for 15 journalists across the Global South who are dedicated to shedding light on the profound effects of the climate crisis within their home countries. At the end of the program, participants will produce a compelling short documentary spotlighting the impact of the climate crisis.
In this 45 minute course, you'll learn how to verify content and claims about climate change, we'll talk about "greenwashing", see what content is not verifiable, identify some types of misinformation and which sources to use.