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Confronting the Climate Crisis: the role of the media and trade unionists


Monday 24 June 2019


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NUJ, Headland House, 72 Acton Street, London WC1X 9NB


The School Strike for Climate and Extinction Rebellion actions have brought the climate crisis to the head of the news agenda.

There is growing recognition that we need to take urgent action to avert catostrophic climate change and create a sustainable economy, to protect the planet and secure equitable access to the world’s resources.

The media plays a vital role in communicating the science of climate change, as well as holding politicians and corporate interests to account.

How can journalists better inform the public about the science behind climate change?

What should we do as trade unionists to tackle this crisis?

This month’s speaker, Brendan Montague, branch member and editor of The Ecologist, will be discussing the evolving environmental movements and how the crisis is being reported – and how trade unionists can engage with these campaigns.

This event is for NUJ members only. Please consider joining the NUJ if you would like to attend this event.

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