CBS News Sets Global ‘Earth Matters’ Reporting Effort for Earth Day

Variety | 4/19/2019 | Cynthia Littleton
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CBS News is sending correspondents to far corners of the earth for an all-day “Earth Matters” reporting effort to kick off Monday on “CBS This Morning.”

To coincide with Earth Day, five correspondents will be spread among five continents to offer in-depth reports on environmental issues and the politics in the U.S. surrounding the response to climate change and related issues.

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Vladimir Duthiers will report live for “CBS This Morning” from the Amazon on the impact of deforestation in South America. Mark Phillips will report on how major cities are trying to curb CO2 emissions. Michelle Miller will look at the receding waters of the Rio Grande river. Elizabeth Palmer will report from Dehli, India on the toll that air pollution is taking on the city’s 20 million residents. Debora Patta examines renewable energy development efforts in South Africa.

“Earth Matters” reports will air throughout Monday on multiple CBS News’ TV and radio broadcasts and on the CBSN streaming channel.

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Duthiers, who is a CBSN anchor, said there was no substitute for seeing the environmental impact of deforestation first-hand to in order to relay the human side of the story of climate change.

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