ONCE AGAIN I’m wondering why I bother to watch the political shows on Sunday. On a day where the biggest climate change rally in history was unfolding in New York City, there was no urgency to highlighting the world’s most urgent challenge to our future.
Only MSNBC’s “Up” covered the event, with NBC News giving in airtime, with everyone else pretty much ignoring it, according to Huffington Post.
Can you imagine running a poll asking Americans which is a bigger threat to our country ISIL or climate change?
From the New York Time:
Legions of demonstrators frustrated by international inaction on global warming descended on New York City on Sunday, marching through the heart of Manhattan with a message of alarm for world leaders set to gather this week at the United Nations for a summit meeting on climate change.
Coursing through Midtown, from Columbus Circle to Times Square and the Far West Side, the People’s Climate March was a spectacle even for a city known for doing things big, and it was joined, in solidarity, by demonstrations on Sunday across the globe, from Paris to Papua New Guinea.
Media Matters did a study revealing the guest priorities in 2012 when climate change is covered. Scientists don’t get much coverage, but talking heads are all the rage.
You’d think as hard as it is to get people to rally for any cause news organizations would at least appreciate over 400,000 showing up to rally for action on climate change.
Los Angeles broke records just days ago with 110 degree temperatures, signaling the the City of Angels seems determined to revert back to where it came, a desert wasteland.
Do people really still think what we’re seeing happen in our weather patterns happens by accident?