Free, online course: Reporting on climate change

| March 6, 2022

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BBC Media Action has created a free, online, self-paced course called Reporting on Climate Change. This course teaches journalists about the science behind climate change, how organizations and communities respond to climate change, and how journalists can effectively cover climate change stories. 

The course includes audio-visual material, short quizzes to test your knowledge, and interactive learning tools. It takes an estimated four hours and 45 minutes to complete. The course is self-guided, so participants can follow at their own pace. 

The modules in this course include:

  • What is climate change?
  • Responses to climate change
  • Producing climate change stories for multiplatform
  • A solutions journalism approach
  • Audience-responsive journalism
  • Resources and further reading

This resource is available in both English and Swahili. You do not need a BBC Media Action account to access the course.

To access the course in English, go to: 

To access the course in Swahili, go to: