The Climate Crisis and the Power of Story

The Climate Crisis and the Power of Story” was the theme of the second in an ongoing virtual workshop series jointly organized by CCOI and the Producers Guild of America, which took place on 14 November 2020. 

Renowned producer and writer Norman Lear and Emmy-nominated filmmaker and activist Lyn Davis Lear took part in the event, along with the writers and producers Dorothy Fortenberry(The Handmaid’s Tale) and Craig Mazin (Chernobyl), the award-winning documentary film directors Louie Psihoyos (The CoveRacing ExtinctionThe Game Changers) and Jeff Orlowski (The Social DilemmaChasing CoralChasing Ice), and representatives of the UN.

☚ UN and PGA experts speaking at the UN 101 virtual workshop. 

Photo:UN/CCOI

The Pitch: UN Stories

Sophia Kianni is an 18-year-old climate and environmental activist from the United States
The Pitch: UN Stories

Turning "apathetic people into climate activists"; a young person’s view

Sophia Kianni, an 18-year-old environmental campaigner, tells UN News how she wants to “turn apathetic people into climate activists”. Originally from Iran, Sophia is one of seven young people from across the world who have been selected to participate in the UN Secretary-General’s Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change. She recently launched her nonprofit organization, Climate Cardinals, which has by now over 5,000 volunteers translating climate information into more than 100 languages and dialects. ☛ Read Full Story on UN News.