Broadcast and cable news coverage of the latest record-breaking heat wave in the West mentioned climate change but largely ignored its effects on vulnerable populations | Media Matters for America

Broadcast and cable news coverage of the West’s latest record-breaking heat wave mentioned climate change but largely ignored its effects on vulnerable populations

There’s still time to mitigate the worst consequences of climate change, but it will require an informed and engaged public to push for action. To that end, news outlets must commit to sustained coverage of climate change and its potential solutions and to challenge industries, policymakers, and public officials who continue to drag their feet and ignore the demands of millions of Americans who are increasingly concerned about how climate change will harm their lives.

Source: Broadcast and cable news coverage of the latest record-breaking heat wave in the West mentioned climate change but largely ignored its effects on vulnerable populations | Media Matters for America

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