(Media Matters) – Twelve. That's the combined number of segments that ABC, CBS, and NBC's nightly news programs devoted to climate change throughout all of 2012. This is woefully inadequate. We need coverage that's consistent with the importance of dealing with this issue.
That's why we and the Sierra Club are joining the League of Conservation Voters in asking those three nightly news programs to do a better job covering climate issues in 2013 than they did in 2012.
You can help out by signing the letter to Michael Corn, Executive Producer of ABC World News, Patricia Shevlin, Executive Producer of CBS Evening News, and Patrick Burkey, Executive Producer of NBC Nightly News, asking them to give us more frequent, accurate coverage of climate change this year. [more]