UPDATE: Listen to the audio recording of this event.
Mainstream media outlets serve the public poorly with reports about climate change that always follow familiar lines and surface only when there’s a weather event or a UN conference.
But with President Obama signaling his willingness to act on climate change on the one hand, and with news that many media outlets are scaling back environmental reporting on the other, Orion is teaming up with national media watchdog Free Press to propose concrete actions for improving climate reporting.
On February 14, at 4 p.m. Eastern, join a panel of writers and thinkers to discuss ways to rectify the situation. Joining us will be Kate Sheppard of Mother Jones; Orion columnist Bill McKibben; writer and activist Wen Stephenson; CBS News contributor and Nature Conservancy scientist M. Sanjayan; Nature founder Thomas Lovejoy; Journalism and Public Media Campaign Director Josh Stearns; and Susie Cagle of Grist.org.
The event is free to join, will be moderated by Orion staff, and is open to all readers and friends. Register here.
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