Correspondent for BBC’s Countryfile and host of the ’39 Ways to Save the Planet’ podcast, Heap will put people at the heart of journalism, hear from individuals and communities and tell the stories of those affected and adapting to the climate crisis.
The show will also hear from scientists and policy makers, explore the positive solutions that can help slow its effects and, supported by Sky News’ live data dashboard, investigate how the climate crisis is changing our landscape. and how we live our lives.
Launched in 2021 to give the public more climate information before the UK hosts the COP26 conference in Glasgow, The Daily Climate Show was the first daily show dedicated to the climate crisis. He’s since been nominated for and won industry awards, partnered with TikTok and Snapchat, and won acclaim from Al Gore, John Kerry and environmental activist Erin Brockovich.
A weekly digital edition of the Daily Climate Show is published on all Sky News social platforms, including Snapchat, Facebook and Instagram. TheClimateCastThe podcast is available weekly* onapple podcast,Google Podcasts, Spotify and on the Sky News app and website.
Sky News has a long-standing commitment to environmental issues with campaigns to protect the rainforest and phase out single-use plastics. It has a dedicated climate editorial team, and Alex Crawford’s gripping documentary ‘The Plastic Nile’ won Environmental Story of the Year at the Foreign Press Association Media Awards.
Sky News is a founding member of the Albert News Consortium which provides a platform to share sustainable production practices between news organisations, including lessons learned from Sky’s global ambition to be zero carbon from 2030. Sky was a lead partner and media partner for UN COP26. summit in Glasgow in 2021.
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