World News Day: The Climate Crisis

Event Date: 
September 28, 2021

Victor Garber, known for numerous film roles including in Titanic and Argo, and Farah Nasser, anchor on Global News at 5:30 & 6, will host World News Day: The Climate Crisis, a virtual event highlighting the vital role journalism plays in providing the public with facts about the climate emergency.

Now in its fourth year, World News Day celebrates the power of journalism to effect change. It is presented by The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) and the World Editors Forum (WEF), the network for editors within the World Association of News Publishers.

World News Day 2021 will serve as an important means of driving public conversation about the climate emergency and its impact, and draw attention to the importance of global fact-based journalism in reporting on this critical issue.

The flagship virtual event will showcase journalism from around the world, highlighting regional climate change issues, activism and solutions. Journalism from the following news organizations will be featured: Al Jazeera English, BBC, CBC News, Deutsche Welle, Global News, The Guardian, The New Yorker, Reuters, Sacramento Bee, The Straits Times, South China Morning Post, Thomson Reuters Foundation and Univision.

Registration for the 90-minute event is free, open to a global audience and available in all time zones.

When: September 28, 2021

More information here.

Register here.

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