Feeling The Heat: The challenges of climate reporting across Africa

Thu, 11 Nov | 8.30 – 9.30pm (GMT) | COP26 Resilience Hub, Virtual Event

The team behind the BBC’s ground-breaking series, Life at 50°C, join a panel of experts to discuss the crucial role of the media in amplifying stories about the impact of climate change across Africa, and the challenges they can face reporting from the frontline of global warming.

The webinar, which takes place as part of the COP26 Resilience Hub, will be introduced by Liliane Landor, Director BBC World Service, and chaired by Mayeni Jones, West Africa Correspondent, BBC News.


  • Liliane Landor – Director, BBC World Service
  • Mayeni Jones – West Africa Correspondent, BBC News
  • Aïda Diongue Niang – Climate Expert, IPPC Author & Senegal’s Deputy Country Representative, Global Green Growth Institute
  • Fyneface Dumnamene – Environmental Justice Activist & Producer, BBC’s Life at 50°C
  • Sophie Mbugua – Environmental Journalist & Producer, Africa Climate Conversations


Please note: registering at this link will give you access to the entire Resilience Hub programme, from there you can view this event.

Presented by One World Media and the BBC.