KPFA is joining news outlets around the world for a week of Climate Coverage. Tune in for live coverage, analysis and resources!

Covering Climate Now,” is a global journalism initiative committed to bringing more and better coverage of the climate crisis. KPFA is contributing to this initiative with our unique narrative on the impact of climate change and on the ground reporters from the UN Climate Action and Youth Summits. Find all of KPFA’s climate coverage HERE!

Highlights from KPFA’s Climate Coverage:

Climate action: Live from the Climate Strike and UN General Assembly with Brian Edwards-Tiekert; Plus: Voices of radical mental health

0:08 – Live from the UN Climate Summit: Brian gives a live update from the United Nations in NY, where the UN Climate Summit is set to begin, starting with climate leader Greta Thunberg. Brian discusses his reporting on the Global Climate Strike, Friday Sep 20 and we hear voices from around the world at … Continued

UN Climate Summit Day 2: CA Gov Newsom promises climate action to world leaders, but still hasn’t cut off fossil fuel extraction; Plus: The Trump-Ukraine whistleblower scandal with John Nichols

0:08 – As the UN Climate Action Summit kicked off day two in NYC, the world is watching Greta Thunberg. Yesterday she gave an impassioned speech, lambasting leaders for turning the youth for hope while failing to take meaningful action on climate mitigation. Host Brian Edwards-Tiekerts reports of the UN General Assembly, and catches up … Continued

The Kids Are All Right! #Climate Strike – September 20, 2019

Terra Verde host and Earth Island Journal editor Maureen Nandini Mitra in conversation with two young Bay Area climate activists who had helped coordinate this week of climate action — Oakland resident Isha Clarke, one of the original members of Youth Vs Apocalypse and recipient of this year’s Brower Youth Award, and Joe Glass an organizer with … Continued

Global Climate Strike: Voices of Youth Leaders in Puerto Rico and the Bay Area; Plus: Cine+Mas SF’s Latino Film Festival Sep 20-29

0:08 – Global Climate Strike: Today millions are striking and marching to demand action on climate, led by youth. Amira Odeh, a geographer and water resource specialist from Puerto Rico. She is an environmental activist and has worked to reduce plastic pollution, train people into becoming community organizers and is helping to reforest Puerto Rico … Continued

Protesting Climate Change and Black Agenda 2020

we speak with artist, environmental justice advocate Aisha Fukushima about the Global Climate Crisis. Later we air a portion of a panel discussion that features T.I., Killer Mike, Candace Owens, Steven Pargett Of Trap The Vote, Katrina Pierson, & Tamika D Mallory. The panel was part of the Revolt Summit held in Atlanta Georgia the … Continued

Climate Strike! Disability! Call In!

How does climate change impact our lives with disabilities? Climate change is more than an added stress factor in our lives. From the deaths in floods and fire, to the power shutoffs to the evacuations as recurring gigantic storms power down the Atlantic, our lives are at risk. We honor Greta Thunberg, the youth leader … Continued

Greta Thunberg


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