NBC correspondent Anne Thompson: ‘Climate change is not a religion. Climate change is science.’ | SmartPlanet
AT: As a reporter, I think climate change is still a very confusing subject for the public to comprehend. I can’t tell you the number of times I have heard the question “do you believe in climate change?”Anne Thompson - Nightly News - About Us - msnbc.com
Climate change is not a religion. Climate change is science.
There is plenty of evidence that the earth is warming, that the chemistry of the oceans is changing, that growing zones in our country are creeping northward. The question is not “do you believe in climate change?” but “what, if anything, are we going to do about it?”
Anne Thompson is NBC News’ Chief Environmental Affairs correspondent. Her reports appear across all platforms of NBC News including “NBC Nightly News,” “Today,” MSNBC and msnbc.com.
From March 2005 to April 2007, Thompson served as Chief Financial correspondent reporting on financial and economic news for NBC News. Thompson has reported on the economic impact of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, the increased cost of health care and its impact on the economy, alternative fuel vehicles, identity theft, and the politics of the credit card industry. In addition, from a financial perspective, she covered the trials of Martha Stewart, Bernie Ebbers and Tyco.
...She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies from University of Notre Dame,