Climate change is hot, but is it sexy enough for Hollywood?

Climate change is hot, but is it sexy enough for Hollywood?

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While climate change has become a familiar topic for documentaries, it’s conspicuously absent from other genres of TV, film and new media. In fact, the Hollywood Health & Society (HH&S) program at USC’s Norman Lear Center tracked over 3,000 primetime TV storylines last year and found that less than 1 percent of those storylines contained any mention of climate change, global warming, renewable energy or sustainability.

HH&S’s Climate Change Initiative – a free resource to the industry – aims to change that statistic.

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