Journalism, the fourth pillar of democracy. Turning, crinkling, scrolling, pressing play. A place for discourse, for common understanding. A place for informing, for revealing. For accountability. For provoking change. Is it doing this now, for the climate? Is journalism helping our planet? Is it using the right words, telling the right facts, reaching its intended audiences? In this session, two foundational leaders of environmental journalism speak to one another to answer these questions about the field they helped plant and grow.
Is the global media helping or hurting the fight against climate change?