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Climate Change Media

Big Oil Ads Beat Out Climate News On CNN

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 04.26.2016 | Green

Fossil fuel ads are drowning out news reports about climate change on CNN. During one week in January, just after NASA announced that 2015 was the hot...

How The Guardian Is Making Climate Change Coverage Its Top Priority

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 04.13.2015 | Media

As journalists, we dutifully report on what's going wrong, from scandals and corruption to natural disasters and social problems. But far too often th...

TV News Completely Snubs People's Climate March

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.23.2014 | Media

The People's Climate March on Sunday was perhaps the largest climate change protest in history. Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of...

Rupert Murdoch's Chilling Comments On Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.14.2014 | Media

Rupert Murdoch shrugged off the notion that climate change is a big deal in an interview on Sunday. Speaking to Sky News Australia (which he partia...

CNN Host: 'Climate Change Is Real!'

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 05.21.2014 | Media

CNN's Carol Costello is fed up with the debate on climate change. “Climate change is real!" she exclaimed Tuesday. "Can't we just say it like it ...

CNN Chief Explains Why His Network's Climate Change Coverage Sucks

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.21.2014 | Media

CNN chief Jeff Zucker has an explanation for why his network doesn't cover climate change that much: the audience isn't interested. Capital New Yor...

Jack Mirkinson

UGH: CNN's Terrible Climate Change Segment | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.07.2014 | Media

Tuesday's release of a massive and sobering government report on the effects of climate change in the United States gave the American media a chance t...

WATCH: Meyers Mocks Media's Global Warming Coverage

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 04.08.2014 | Media

Seth Meyers made fun of the media on Monday night by imagining how they might cover global warming. Climate change has been in headlines more than...

Another Way The Media's Climate Change Coverage Is Going Wrong

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.25.2014 | Media

We already know that the broadcast media devotes very little time to climate change—and that, when it does, it often botches things. A new study sho...

CNBC Anchor: Climate Change Is 'Witchcraft'

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 02.27.2014 | Media

We know the media doesn't like to talk about climate change much, but this latest case of global warming denial has taken things to a new level. CN...

Reuters' Climate Change Coverage Takes A Dive

Media Matters for America | Posted 02.26.2014 | Media

Reuters' climate coverage has continued to drop significantly under the regime of its new "skeptic" editor, with less than half the amount of climate ...

Jack Mirkinson

'Meet The Press' Shows Us Exactly How Not To Cover Climate Change | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 02.15.2014 | Media

On Friday, "Meet the Press" host David Gregory sent out this tweet: Plus - only on #MTP: Debating Climate change w/ Bill Nye @TheScienceGuy and Vic...

Kate Sheppard

This Is How Little Time Television News Devotes To Climate Change | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Climate change got more coverage on broadcast news in 2013 than in the previous few years, but the issue still didn't get nearly as much...

Rush Limbaugh: Media Is 'Lying' About Global Warming

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

Rush Limbaugh is starting off the New Year the same as always: bashing the media. The radio talk show host accused the media of manipulating the re...

The Media Still Won't Talk About Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 12.18.2013 | Media

Surprise! The media still doesn't want to discuss climate change that much. A new FAIR survey looking at top national news networks found that whil...

Reddit's Science Forum Banned Climate Deniers. Why Don't All Newspapers Do the Same?

Nathan Allen | Posted 02.16.2014 | Green
Nathan Allen

If a half-dozen volunteers can keep a page with more than 4 million users from being a microphone for the antiscientific, is it too much to ask for newspapers to police their own editorial pages as proficiently?

Think Again: The Mainstream Media and the Slowly Boiling Frog

Eric Alterman | Posted 10.29.2013 | Media
Eric Alterman

Why does our political system appear incapable not only of taking any significant action to meet this threat, but also appears to be in denial about the facts of the threat itself? There are many possible reasons, but I would posit the following as three of the most important.

WATCH: Bill Nye 'Disappointed' In The Media

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 07.31.2012 | Green

When asked if he was disappointed by President Obama's relative silence on climate change recently, Bill Nye told CNN last week that if he is "disappo...

On Climate Messaging, the Devil Is in the Details

Mike Bellamente | Posted 06.02.2012 | Green
Mike Bellamente

If climate change is humanity's greatest challenge, a close second must be uniting people around the common goal of overcoming it.

The Current Climate

D. R. Tucker | Posted 04.14.2012 | Green
D. R. Tucker

Betsy Rosenberg has waged a virtuous fifteen-year battle against the mainstream media's insufficient attention to climate change.

WATCH: Climate Scientists Rap

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 07.11.2011 | Green

Fed up with reporters pretending to be scientists, scientists are now pretending to be rappers. Or rather, scientists are attempting to communicate th...

Climatologists and TV Weathercasters Divided Global Warming

The New York Times | Leslie Kaufman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Climatologists, who study weather patterns over time, almost universally endorse the view that the earth is warming and that humans have contributed t...