Training Climate Reporters in Durban

Journalists from around the world traveled to Durban to cover the climate talks- they also got some training on how to talk about climate.

Training Climate Reporters in Durban
Author(s):
Bruce Gellerman

Reporters from around the world gathered in Durban, South Africa to cover the United Nations Climate Conference. Their job: to bring public understanding and transparency to the closed door negotiations on complex geo-political scientific issues. This year the journalists got a little help. James Fahn is Executive Director of Internews' Earth Journalism Network. He tells host Bruce Gellerman about training climate talk reporters how to talk about climate.

Listen to the interview:

Related Stories

  • The most important delegation of COP22

    Monday, November 14, 2016

    For the last six years, an unlikely delegation has helped to shape vital information coming out of COP, the annual United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. It’s not a powerful committee of statesmen. It’s not a global media channel. It’s not a fly-in of Hollywood stars and activists. 

    It’s a group of reporters that hail from far flung corners of the world. And in many cases, it’s their countries and their homes that will be hit hardest by climate change. 

    Read more