How well have journalists covered climate change?

I was on a pretty thoughtful panel discussion, “The Media, the Scientists and the Planet,” broadcast on TV Ontario.

The other guests on The Agenda with Steve Paikin included Curtis Brainard, who critiques science and environment reporting for the Columbia Journalism Review, Walter Russell Mead, who is Henry A. Kissinger senior fellow with the Council on Foreign Relations, and everybody’s favorite Canadian energy and technology columnist, the Toronto Star’s Tyler Hamilton.

Here is the hour-long video:

The other two guests were Nicola Jones, Science Journalist in Residence at the UBC School of Journalism, who also acts as a commissioning editor for the Opinion section of the Nature Network, and Quentin Chiotti, a senior climate change scientist and senior director of Atmospheric Issues at Pollution Probe.


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