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Good Energy, USC’s Media Impact Project Release New Study on the Presence of Climate Change in Scripted Entertainment

Following the release of its playbook for screenwriting in the age of climate change earlier this year, Good Energy, a nonprofit story consultancy, is now sharing its research study focused on the absence of the climate crisis in scripted entertainment today. Completed in partnership with the USC Norman Lear Center’s Media Impact Project, this study establishes […]

Adam McKay Pledges $4M Donation to Climate Emergency Fund

Adam McKay is taking another public step in the fight against climate change. Following his climate disaster-inspired film Don’t Look Up, the director announced on Tuesday that he has pledged $4 million to the Climate Emergency Fund, which gives out grants to environmental activists. A longtime activist himself, this is McKay’s largest donation ever, on […]

Taylor Swift’s Rep Responds to Criticism Over Star’s Carbon Emissions

Taylor Swift’s team has responded after a new study showed the singer topping a list of celebrities whose private jets have produced the highest amount of carbon dioxide so far this year. U.K.-based sustainability marketing firm Yard shared a report Friday revealing that the pop superstar’s jet flew 170 times between Jan. 1 and July 19, totaling […]

The Hollywood Reporter’s Sustainability Issue: Creating Hollywood’s Greener Future

Explore The Hollywood Reporter’s Sustainability Issue: Creating Hollywood’s Greener Future *** The dire situation regarding climate change can lead to inertia when it comes to taking action — that nothing we do can alter the cataclysmic fate that headlines constantly warn about. There’s the study that says we have less than a decade to prevent […]