Surviving climate change through media mediation

A flooded street
A flooded street

In Ghana today, the rains are coming at unexpected periods, the sun hits hard than it should not have; the least of rains cause flooding and livelihoods are impacted in diverse ways.

This situation cannot be different from other parts of the world.

People are experiencing changing climatic times for real and indeed everybody seems to be talking about the severity of the change in weather patterns.

Yet the climate change agenda is not a top priority in the media – reports are often limited to government policy papers and other scientific stuff.

Kofi Adu Domfeh looks at how the media can play a central role in the global drive to mitigate climate change as well as support adaptation mechanisms.

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