MIT NEWS OFFICE Can Journalists Save the Planet? MIT Communications Forum Wednesday, December 11, 2019

The Amazon is burning. Coral reefs are dying. Glaciers are melting, and as Earth gets pushed to its brink, journalists who can translate the impact of climate change and hold the powerful accountable are more needed than ever. Climate reporters Kendra Pierre-Louis (New York Times) and Lisa Song (ProPublica) at the MIT Communications Forum discuss the media’s role in illuminating environmental issues, promoting environmental justice and ethics, and the future of climate journalism. Beth Daley, Editor and General Manager for The Conversation, moderated.

Video and summary of the recent MIT Communications Forum event, co-sponsored by CGCS, available at the link below.