March 2019 coverage was up 25% from February 2019, and nearly doubled from the amount of media attention to climate change or global warming in March 2018. March 2019 coverage was up 5% in Africa, up 9% in Oceania, up 19% in Asia, up 27% in the Middle East, and up 48% in Central/South America compared to the previous month. Among monitoring at the country level, coverage increased 4% in Australia, 10% in Germany, 12% in the United Kingdom (UK), 17% in Canada, 20% in India, 21% in New Zealand and 25% in the United States (US). Among the four wire services we now monitor, there was a 55% increase in March 2019 coverage of climate change or global warming from February 2019 coverage, and nearly a doubling of coverage from March 2018 levels.
Boykoff, Maxwell; Katzung, Jennifer; and Nacu-Schmidt, Ami, "Media and Climate Change Observatory Monthly Summary: Scientists fear Arctic heating could trigger a climate ‘tipping point’ - Issue 27, March 2019" (2019). Media and Climate Change Observatory Monthly Summaries. 28.
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