Climate change is the biggest story ever – and yet the media do not do it justice. To blame are a number of journalistic vices, from misinterpretation of the principle of neutrality to a failure to contextualize; from slavishness to conventional media formats to a tendency to individualize the problem. A new climate politics starts by resetting the media agenda.
is a political scientist with an MSc in Global Politics from the London School of Economics and a medical doctor. He has worked at UNICEF in Brussels and at the UN Secretariat in Geneva. He has written about climate change together with Maximilian Probst since 2017, publishing in Süddeutsche Zeitung, Blätter für deutsche und internationale Politik and Die ZEIT.