How National Geographic’s Shows Tackle Climate Change Without Seeming Like ‘Homework’

Animals help, along with compelling imagery and storytelling

Polar bear walking on ice
Recent miniseries Hostile Planet focused on animals to educate viewers on climate change and preservation. National Geographic/Tom Hugh Jones

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@jasonlynch jason.lynch@adweek.com Jason Lynch is TV Editor at Adweek, overseeing trends, technology, personalities and programming across broadcast, cable and streaming video.