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By sharing their climate coverage with each other, smaller publishers in Climate Publishers Network were able to jumpstart their coverage

Beginning in May of this year, several dozen publishers worldwide have been sharing climate coverage with each other through the Climate Publishers Network. The network’s goal was to help publishers ramp up their climate coverage ahead of COP21 without needing to hire more staff or stretch their resources. While some of the larger European daily […]

To cover climate change in more engaging ways, news outlets are using interactive maps and climate change calculators

Mădălina Ciobanu highlights innovative ways news organizations are covering climate change leading up to the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris. The Financial Times built a climate change calculator that shows “what the world is really doing to stop climate change,” as well as serving as a main link between FT’s past and […]

25 global news organizations agree to share climate change content ahead of UN summit

Publishers including The Guardian, El País and Le Monde are partnering as the Climate Publishers Network to share climate change content ahead of the next UN summit. Twenty-five publishers are scrapping licensing fees, allowing members of the partnership to freely re-publish articles. The alliance will expand beyond its founding partners until it disbands on the […]

LA Times won’t print letters denying humans cause global warming

Conceding that he is no expert in science, Times’ letter editor Paul Thornton, says “when deciding which letters should run among hundreds on such weighty matters as climate change, I must rely on the experts — in other words, those scientists with advanced degrees who undertake tedious research and rigorous peer review.” He continues, “Saying […]

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