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CNN-IBN & IBN7 reveal programming line-up for ‘The Climate Summit 2016’ from Paris

Both the channels are all set to bring special programming on United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (Paris 2015) to be held from November 30 – December 11, 2015

November 26, 2015:

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To create a Better Environment and Better Tomorrow – an effort to create awareness about the global environmental issues, CNN-IBN and IBN7 are all set to bring special programming on United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (Paris 2015) to be held from November 30th – December 11th, 2015.

This year France will be hosting the 21st Session of the ‘Conference of the Parties’ to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21/CMP11). Bahar Dutt, Consulting Editor of the channel - well-known journalist and columnist in the environment domain will be travelling to Paris and reporting LIVE from the summit.

The conference will highlight the agenda of climate change and commitment from the world’s major economies like US, China, the European Union, Brazil and India to achieve the carbon emission targets and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to limit the global temperature increase. The platform will also see these countries endorsing the new policies to cut fossil fuel emission and prevent global warming.

The channels will bring an exclusive array of programming on the summit that will comprise of several documentaries, news wheel stories, vignettes, interviews and live reporting from the summit to decipher climate and environmental issues in the global and Indian context.

Prior to summit, CNN-IBN will telecast a ‘Telethon Event’ on Sunday, 29th November 2015 from 10:00 am - 4:00pm. The special telecast will comprise of news stories, documentaries, carbon watch segment which will showcase the efforts being made by major corporates in reducing the carbon footprints and panel discussions with the environment experts, ministers and policy makers on the issue of climate change. A four part documentary series will feature Ladakh – A climate for change, Lahul Sapiti – A Climate for Change, Rooftop of the World – Reporting from the Arctic and Green Tech, aiming to edify the viewers on global environmental issues and to create an awareness on climate change.

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Speaking on the special programming, Avinash Kaul, CEO, IBN News Networks said, “Global Warming is one of the biggest global concerns now and no more a mere topic of research. It is high time that the leading economies of the world including India take bold steps and lead the way forward to a better and greener world. At CNN-IBN & IBN7, we have always raised issues that matter to the viewers and tried to present news in the most simplified way. Through this programming Telethon, we hope to reach out to maximum viewers and educate them about environmental issues and the importance of this summit from Indian and global perspectives.”

Programming Schedule:

Ladakh – A climate for change: Thu, Nov 19 at 10 PM; Sat, Nov 21 at 8 PM & Sun, Nov 22 at 12 noon

Lahul Sapiti – A Climate for Change: Thu, Nov 26 at 10 PM; Sat, Nov 28 (part of Telethon) & Sun, Nov 22 at 12 noon

Rooftop of the World – Reporting from the Arctic: Thu, Dec 3 at 10 PM; Sat, Dec 5 at 8 PM & Sun, Dec 6 at 12 noon

Green Tech: Thu, Dec 10 at 10 PM; Sat, Dec 12 at 8 PM & Sun, Dec 13 at 12 noon

Media contact:

Akansha Dua

Akansha.Dua@mslgroup.com

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