Climate Emergency

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More than 80 percent of young people around the world are worried about climate change. And they are angry. Read more

For more than 20 years Hollywood, Health & Society has provided the movie and TV entertainment industry with access to top experts for storylines on health, safety and security—reaching millions of people worldwide. That effort extends into environmental health and the impact of climate change, in past partnerships with organizations such as the Skoll Foundation, Climateworks Foundation, Grantham Foundation, and The Aileen Getty Foundation. Our support includes a wide range of resources to film and television writers and producers, including research trips, expert briefings, film screenings and panel discussions.

Visit our Climate Emergency Resources page


Where's Hollywood?

A Norman Lear Center study analyzed 37,453 TV and film scripts and found that only 2.8% had any mention of climate change topics.

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Plastic Pollution

The Lear Center examined 32 scripted TV shows for prevalence of single-use plastics—and found them awash with plastic pollution.

The Big Drought
The Forecast: Dry

The Western U.S. is in the midst of a severe drought, and it may get worse. Worldwide, drought is a widespread natural catastrophe.

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Reshaping the World

How is climate change reshaping the world? The most drastic impacts on the planet are disproportionately affecting poorer countries.


I don’t want you to be hopeful. I want you to panic. I want you to act as if our house is on fire. Because it is.

—climate activist
Greta Thunberg

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An Eco-Friendly Blueprint

The UN's blueprint to achieve a better future addresses climate change, poverty, inequality and justice. Learn more and take action.

Find Out More

Our climate resources page includes fact sheets on the Paris climate accord and Department of Defense risk assessments.

Bulletin of Atomic Scientists
Doomsday Clock

The world faces two heightened existential threats: climate change and nuclear war. Find out the current time on the Doomsday Clock.

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Join the Fight

Join millions of people from around the world taking steps to protect what they love from the impact of climate change.