Climate Change Gets Trumped
A Media Matters report  released this week found that broadcast news coverage of climate change has dropped significantly since 2009, despite a series of key developments in climate science  and  politics .
Last year, ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX spent a total of only 47 minutes discussing climate change. The same networks spent more than twice as much time covering Donald Trump's presidential ambitions  and his fruitless  investigation  into President Obama's birth certificate.
For more on broadcast coverage of climate change, check out the full study here .