Climate crisis: Can journalists make the world care? | The Listening Post

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Published Nov 6, 2021, 9:20 AM
Climate change: News organisations, fossil fuel companies and audiences all need to do better on the story that could mean the end of us.

Contributors:
Meera Selva - deputy director of the Reuters Institute
Genevieve Guenther - founder and director, End Climate Silence
George Monbiot - author and columnist
David Gelber - co-founder, The Years Project

On our radar:
A year after war broke out in the northern Tigray region of Ethiopia, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s government has declared a six-month state of emergency. Producer Flo Phillips joins Richard Gizbert to discuss the effect it is having on freedom of expression.

The hate crimes going viral in India:
Violence against Muslims, filmed by the perpetrators, is the latest ugly trend among India’s Hindu vigilantes.

Contributors:
Alishan Jafri - journalist, The Wire Hate Watch
Angana Chatterji - anthropologist, University of California, Berkeley and co-editor of Majoritarian State: How Hindu Nationalism is Changing India
Saba Naqvi - author of Shades of Saffron

00:00 Intro
02:15 The climate crisis
11:29 Ethiopia’s ongoing conflict
13:42 Violence against Muslims in India
23:48 End note
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