NowThis And discovery+ Climate Special To Premiere On Earth Day
The one-hour special will premiere at 8 p.m. EST across NowThis’ platforms and discovery+, then will be broadcast on other channels.
NowThis and discovery+ will release “Action Planet: Meeting The Climate Challenge,” a one-hour special focused on the broader challenges of the climate crisis, on Thursday.
The magazine-style special will feature a one-on-one interview with Vice President Kamala Harris and is hosted by NowThis correspondent Zinhle Essamuah. Also interviewed are Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, White House National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy, and a host of scientific experts, business leaders, government leaders, and individuals impacted by the climate crisis.
The special, executive produced by Siobhan Walshe, will focus on the climate crisis’ impact on public health, environmental justice, jobs and infrastructure, and national security, concluding with an interview with Vice President Harris. The special will premiere on Earth Day, Thursday, April 22, across NowThis’ TikTok, YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook channels at 8 p.m. EST, as well as on Discovery’s streaming service discovery+, and will then broadcast in primetime that evening on OWN at 9 p.m. EST, Discovery at 10 p.m. EST, and at 11 p.m. EST on Science Channel.