U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) speaks as Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) (R) and other Congressional Democrats listen during a news conference in front of the U.S. Capitol February 7, 2019 in Washington, DC.
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) speaks as Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) (R) and other Congressional Democrats listen during a news conference in front of the U.S. Capitol February 7, 2019 in Washington, DC. - 
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A report from Media Matters finds that broadcast TV news coverage of climate change fell by 45 percent between 2017 and 2018. The major news programs of leading networks — ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox — aired a combined total of 142 minutes of climate change coverage last year.  

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