It’s media malpractice not to mention that burning fossil fuels drives extreme weather events like Hurricane Ida
The climate emergency is exploding in various parts of the world this week, but climate silence inexcusably continues to reign in much of the United States media.
Hurricane Ida has left more than a million people in Louisiana without running water, electricity, or air conditioning amid a heat index topping 100F. The Caldor fire destroyed hundreds of houses and forced mass evacuations around Lake Tahoe in California. Abroad, vast swaths of Siberia were ablaze while drought-parched Madagascar suffered what a United Nations official called the first famine caused entirely by climate change.