The Listening Post

Climate crisis: Can journalists make the world care?

What stands in the way of media reporting the climate emergency? Plus, hate and violence against Muslims is being filmed and is going viral in India.

Climate change: News organisations, fossil fuel companies and audiences all need to do better on the story that could mean the end of us.

Meera Selva – deputy director of the Reuters Institute
Genevieve Guenther – founder and director, End Climate Silence
George Monbiot – author and columnist
David Gelber – co-founder, The Years Project

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A year after war broke out in the northern Tigray region of Ethiopia, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s government has declared a six-month state of emergency. Producer Flo Phillips joins Richard Gizbert to discuss the effect it is having on freedom of expression.

The hate crimes going viral in India

Violence against Muslims, filmed by the perpetrators, is the latest ugly trend among India’s Hindu vigilantes.

Alishan Jafri – journalist, The Wire Hate Watch
Angana Chatterji – anthropologist, University of California, Berkeley and co-editor of Majoritarian State: How Hindu Nationalism is Changing India
Saba Naqvi – author of Shades of Saffron