TV weathercasters: the unsung heroes of the climate crisis

Categories: Big picture
Published on: September 18, 2019

The Guardian / Pam Radtke Russell / 18 September 2019

Local TV weather forecasters have become foot soldiers in the war against climate misinformation. Over the past decade, a growing number of meteorologists and weathercasters have begun addressing the climate crisis either as part of their weather forecasts, or in separate, independent news reports to help their viewers understand what is happening and why it is important.

And the reports are having an impact.