CBS News is launching a series called Eye on Earth: Our Planet in Peril , tied to Earth Day and focusing on climate change and potential solutions. The series will launch on Monday across the network’s platforms, led by senior national and environmental correspondent Ben Tracy , senior foreign correspondent Mark Phillips, foreign correspondent Debora Patta and meteorologist and CBS News climate specialist Jeff Beradelli. A focus of the reports will be on water, including pollution and rising sea levels, as well as the problems of contamination in certain communities. On the solutions side, Tracy will look at innovations in farming, offshore wind farms and seaweed cultivation, while Phillips will profile an English soccer team that has gone carbon neutral and vegan. The coverage also will include next week’s Leaders Summit on Climate, with President Joe Biden and members of the administration participating. Among the other highlights: CBS This Morning will … [Read more...] about CBS News To Launch Earth Day Series ‘Our Planet In Peril’
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Lester Holt will anchor NBC Nightly News on Monday from Houston as the network covers the climate crisis with a series of reports throughout the week, dubbed “climate challenge.” Holt will interview Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner in the wake of the brutal storms and deep freeze the paralyzed parts of the city earlier this year. He’ll also speak to a local family whose home was destroyed by Hurricane Harvey and suffered during the deep freeze in February. Other highlights: Al Roker will interview EPA administrator Michael Regan for Today on Monday and, on Earth Day April 22, NBC News Now’s Meet the Press Reports will focus on the broken water infrastructure system. Steve Patterson, Vicky Nguyen, Sarah Harman, Josh Lederman, Richard Engel, Hallie Jackson, Jacob Soboroff, Jacob Ward, Denise Chow, Andrew McCormick, Safia Ali and Savannah Sellers. The reports will air on MSNBC, NBCNews.com and NBC News Now. Meanwhile, Noticias Telemundo will present weeklong … [Read more...] about NBC News To Focus Week Of Earth Day On “Climate Challenge”
The fight for full enfranchisement is fundamental to the African-American struggle in this country and to this country’s claim to functioning democracy. As an African-American, and as a citizen, I oppose all attempts, explicit and otherwise, to shrink the electorate and reduce access to the ballot. I say this as I return to Georgia , a state that holds a special place in my heart. I lived in Atlanta for eight months while filming my last movie. I have long looked forward to returning. But, when I was informed of the passage of SB202 in the state, and its ramifications for the state’s voters, I was profoundly disappointed. While I wished to turn my concern into action, I could not do so without first being educated on the specifics of Georgia. Having now spoken with voting rights activists in the state, I have come to understand that many of the people employed by my film, including all the local vendors and businesses we engage, are the very same people who will bear the … [Read more...] about Ryan Coogler On Keeping ‘Black Panther II’ In Georgia While Combating Repressive Election Laws – Guest Column
Universal Studios Hollywood officially reopened Friday to California residents with new attractions including Jurassic World—The Ride and The Secret Life of Pets: Off the Leash!. Annual and Season Pass Members attended a preview yesterday. The park announced its reopening plans March 30. Most but not all rides are operational while the park works with health and government officials on procedures for controlled capacity, physical distancing and required face coverings. Party size is limited to three households. “We have been looking forward to this moment for over a year and are incredibly thrilled to reopen our theme park today,” said Karen Irwin, President & COO, Universal Studios Hollywood. “There is certainly lots to celebrate and we are overjoyed to return team members to work and welcome guests back to enjoy a Universal Studios Hollywood experience that is better than ever.” Related Story Disneyland Ticket Demand Overwhelming, Leading To Long Delays … [Read more...] about Universal Studios Hollywood Is Back, With Big Dinosaurs; “We’re The One In California Now Open!”
Warning: Spoilers! Unlike WandaVision , The Falcon and the Winter Soldier delivered on its promise of a big surprise cameo in the latest episode Truth . The show featured Emmy-award-winning actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus making a styled entry into the MCU as Contessa Valentina Allegra de la Fontaine. The Veep star joines the epic Marvel Cinematic Universe in this surprise appearance, which could spawn tons of new stories, movie spinoffs and series possibilities for the MCU, inspired by some of the most beloved and acclaimed Marvel Comics special issues of all time. Julia Louis-Dreyfus' Cameo The short screen time for Julia Louis-Dreyfus left too much on the plate for the audience to grasp. Julia Louis-Dreyfus appears as Contessa Valentina after John Walker is stripped of his mantle as Captain America and is even court-martialed, leaving him without the rank and respect he earned putting his life at risk for the nation. As he sits disgruntled alongside his wife … [Read more...] about What Does The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Surprise Cameo Mean for the MCU’s Future?