DW joins Covering Climate Now | Press | DW

Vanessa Fischer, head of DW Environment: “The climate crisis is one of DW’s priority topics. As journalists, we have a great responsibility to inform the public about the climate crisis and to continue to show how and why it is. is relevant by providing the necessary context.By joining Covering Climate Now, we can collaborate with partner newsrooms around the world to ensure the issue gets the attention it needs.

Mark Hertsgaard, Co-Founder and Executive Director of CCNow: “Covering Climate Now is delighted and honored to welcome Deutsche Welle to our global collaboration of over 500 news agencies working to strengthen coverage of the defining story of our times. The extraordinary global reach and linguistic diversity of Deutsche Welle’s news coverage combined with its dedication to high-level reporting on the climate emergency and its solutions exemplify the high standards Covering Climate Now delivers across the board. of the information sector.

To kick off the cooperation, DW Environment editor Neil King and US environmental journalist Bill McKibben came together to discuss climate activism with guests Luisa Neubauer, a young environmental activist from Germany, and Kumi Naidoo, an environmental activist South African and former Global Head of Greenpeace. and Amnesty International. You can listen to the interview on DW’s On the Green Fence podcast or read the article here.

About DW

German international broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) offers multimedia content in 32 languages ​​and has an average of 289 million weekly contacts with users worldwide. Climate change is one of DW’s priority topics. DW offers many environmental programs, podcasts and reports that combat misinformation and examine environmental issues from angles grounded in scientific fact. More information about DW’s comprehensive online offering can be found at dw.com/en/environment and on several social media accounts. On the Green Fence is an award-winning podcast hosted by DW journalist Neil King that explores the role business, society and science play in transitioning to a more environmentally friendly and low-carbon world. Learn more about the podcast here.

About Covering the Climate Now

CCNow works with journalists and newsrooms to produce more informed and time-sensitive climate stories, to embed climate into every beat of the newsroom, and to lead a public conversation that creates an engaged audience. Co-founded by Columbia Journalism Review and The Nation in association with The Guardian and WNYC in 2019, CCNow partners include Reuters, Bloomberg and Agence France Presse, CBS News, NBC and MSNBC News, Noticias Telemundo, PBS NewsHour, Univision, Al Jazeera. For more information, please visit https://coveringclimatenow.org/about/

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