MEDIA ANALYSIS 26 July 2018  12:36

Media reaction: The 2018 summer heatwaves and climate change

Carbon Brief



Carbon Brief looks back at how the media has reported the extreme weather and how the coverage has – or has not – referenced climate change.


The summary below is split into five sections:


Roundup of the recent spate of extremes.

How the media has reported the UK’s heatwave.

How it has covered other extreme events across the northern hemisphere.

Notable mentions – and omissions – of climate change.

Summary of the comment and opinion articles.