A 2017 National Survey of Broadcast Meteorologists

Organization: Climate Central

The fifth national survey of broadcast meteorologists from George Mason University finds that large numbers of weathercasters informed their viewers about the local impacts of climate change. WHY YOU SHOULD TAKE A LOOK: The survey explores broadcast meteorologists’ views and activities related to reporting on climate change, as well as engagement with viewership, social media...
Carbon emissions causing 4 degrees Celsius of warming (7.2 degrees Fahrenheit) could lock in enough eventual sea level rise to submerge land currently home to 470 to 760 million people globally. 
This survey of American TV weathercasters delves into the views of these influential local representatives on perceptions of climate change and local impacts.