NEW YORK, NY – Grist joins Climate Week NYC as the Climate Group’s US Media Partner. As a nonprofit, independent media organization with a long track-record of environmental coverage, Grist brings its expertise in climate and journalism to Climate Week NYC. Grist is dedicated to telling stories of climate solutions and a just future.
Brady Piñero Walkinshaw, CEO of Grist, said: “Grist is thrilled to partner with the Climate Group as the US Media Partner. As an award-winning nonprofit media outlet with a 20-year history dedicated to the environment, we're excited to shine a light on solutions to solve the climate crisis."
As the US Media Partner to Climate Week NYC 2021, Grist will engage the audience on solutions to solve the climate crisis we’re living through, leverage the power of storytelling and narrative to affect change, and convene Fixers – leaders in climate who have been recognized as part of Grist’s annual Grist 50 list of changemakers. Grist’s recent work on climate tipping points underscores the urgency of this moment for global action.
Adam Lake, Head of Climate Week, said: “As conveners and communicators, we have a responsibility to accurately help others understand the challenge of the climate crisis and the solutions at hand. We’re proud to partner with Grist to amplify the stories of frontline communities and create conversation and action on critical climate issues. Storytelling and ethical journalism are key components to addressing the climate crisis and Getting It Done.”
Grist is the only newsroom focused on exploring solutions at the intersection of climate and justice. Throughout Climate Week NYC, Grist will host a series of virtual events to use the power of storytelling to illuminate the way toward a better world and show that the time for action is now.
Grist events during Climate Week NYC include:
- The story of a better future: Shifting the climate narrative
- Supporting climate justice in New York
- Imagine 2200: Climate fiction for future ancestors
- The story of a better future: shifting the climate narrative
- Once upon a time in Venezuela (virtual screening)
Hosted annually by international non-profit the Climate Group in conjunction with the United Nations, and in partnership with the COP26 and the City of New York, Climate Week NYC is a global opportunity to come together to accelerate climate action and assess progress ahead of COP26. Climate Week NYC, taking place September 20-26, returns for 2021 with a focus on ‘Getting It Done.’
Since 1999 Grist has provided vital reporting on our changing planet. As a nonprofit, independent media organization, Grist is dedicated to telling stories of climate solutions and a just future.