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Who We Are

Climate Nexus TV Watch program

Climate Nexus is a non-profit, non-partisan communications group that connects journalists with the best science and compelling voices across the climate movement in the US and globally. Since 2020, the broadcast team has been working to shape climate stories in TV news.

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If you are looking for the latest climate change news, look no further. A newsletter with over 6000 subscribers, Hot News provides an overview of the day’s top climate stories. Another helpful resources is Climate Signals, a comprehensive digital platform that maps the impacts of climate change in real time.

Closing the climate coverage gap

As climate change is becoming a top issue among Americans, major networks are slowly starting to increase coverage.

While each network approaches coverage differently, push-back within the newsroom to covering climate change is real. There is also a glaring lack of attention to climate justice. That is why we do what we do.

Our broadcast team gets the job done

Marlene Peralta and Shoko Yanagawa lead the broadcast outreach work at Climate Nexus, pitching TV stories, connecting journalists with climate experts, background information, and any other useful resources. They are both former TV journalists based in New York City with a keen eye for great visual storytelling.

What we do

Climate Nexus' broadcast team can assist journalists on stories about climate change and the clean energy transition.

We are on top of emerging climate stories
And can offer practical guidance on complex climate subjects and connect you to sources such as:

  • Peer reviewed scientists
  • Policy experts
  • Local Community Leaders
  • Activists and more

Practical guidance on a complex subject

Climate change is a challenging subject to cover. We also know that broadcast journalists sometimes face pushback in their own newsroom against climate change stories.

Climate Nexus wants to help.

Resources you need, when you need them

We are here to provide you with climate resources, designed to assist you with your unique challenges as broadcast journalists.

Sign up to attend our events, get updates on climate change coverage or learn about the links between climate change and extreme weather, particularly in the areas of heat, drought, storms, flooding, and fires.

Contact our broadcast team for help pitching your next climate related story to TV producers.

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Climate Week NYC 9/19 - 9/25

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COP27 11/7 - 11/18

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Climate Nexus TV Watch PAST EVENTS

Every year, Climate Nexus hosts events with broadcast journalists to discuss the state of climate change coverage. To attend our future events and/or receive resources for stories, contact us.

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PANEL:  Covering Environmental Justice on Broadcast News.
A panel discussion co-organized by The Uproot Project and Climate Nexus on July 29th, 2021.

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PANEL: The Climate is Changing, is TV News Adapting? Organized in partnership with Planet Forward and GW’s School of Media and Public Affairs. It featured distinguished broadcast personalities.

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PANEL: NABJ Weather and Climate Task Force. A panel discussion on how to tell powerful climate stories through visuals featuring distinguished news personalities. 


Covering Climate Change: Connecting the Dots: The Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, in partnership with Climate Nexus, organized a panel discussion with three journalists who are connecting the dots between our drastically changing climate and environmental justice, changing U.S. policy, the impacts of COVID-19, and more.


Climate Nexus TV Watch Resources

Check out our latest resources to highlight the pandemic's climate-related angles to journalists. Is there something you need that we don't have? Contact us.


Marlene Peralta ,TV Watch Climate Nexus Broadcast

Marlene Peralta

Associate Director, Broadcast Media Relations

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Shoko-Yanagawa, TV Watch Climate Nexus Broadcast

Shoko Yanagawa

Manager of Broadcast Media Relations
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Broadcast journalists & producers: we'd love to hear from you!