Hi there,

This month Democracy Now! turns 27. Since our very first broadcast in 1996, Democracy Now! has been committed to fearless, independent journalism. We bring you the stories, voices and perspectives that you simply won't hear anywhere else. In these challenging times, with press freedom under attack worldwide, our reporting has never been more important. Can you donate $10 to keep us going strong? Today a generous donor will TRIPLE your donation, making it three times as valuable. Democracy Now! doesn't accept advertising income, corporate underwriting or government funding. That means we rely on you to make our work possible—and every dollar counts. Please make your gift now, and thank you so much.
-Amy Goodman

Non-commercial news needs your support.

We rely on contributions from you, our viewers and listeners to do our work. If you visit us daily or weekly or even just once a month, now is a great time to make your monthly contribution.

Please do your part today.

Donate

Democracy Now! Joins “Covering Climate Now” Global Reporting Initiative

DN! in the NewsSeptember 16, 2019

Over 250 news outlets from across the globe — including Democracy Now! — have pledged to focus on the climate crisis in the lead-up to the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York on Sept. 23. The Columbia Journalism Review and The Nation have organized the Covering Climate Now initiative.

On Monday Democracy Now! interviewed The Nation’s Mark Hertsgaard, who has helped organize the effort. “The media is the key to political consciousness,” Hertsgaard says. “And if you don’t have media coverage of the climate crisis, you will never have the public awareness and the public pressure that, frankly, is needed to get government and corporations to do what is required to face up to this climate crisis.”

On Tuesday Democracy Now! interviewed Naomi Klein about her new book “On Fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal.”

Stay tuned for more in-depth coverage in the coming days, and click here to see all of our climate coverage.

Related Story

StoryJan 25, 2023Doomsday Clock Moves Closer to Midnight: Peace Activist Frida Berrigan Demands Nuclear Disarmament
The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.

Non-commercial news needs your support

We rely on contributions from our viewers and listeners to do our work.
Please do your part today.
Make a donation
Top