TV industry urged to increase messages promoting climate consciousness
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The report, released on 15 May, was the result of the analysis of data between September 2017 and 2018. The data, analysed by Deloitte, was gathered from four broadcasters, representing 40 channels and 128,719 distinct programmes.
The report was announced by both BAFTA and Albert, 'a collaborative BAFTA, indie and broadcaster backed project that provides the film and TV industries with the necessary expertise and opportunities to take action on environmental sustainability'.
According to BAFTA, Deloitte investigated 'how often words associated with five key sustainability terms were mentioned: Food, Travel, Resources, Climate Change and Energy'.
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In its investigations, Deloitte found that the issues contributing to climate change were mentioned more frequently than any 'solutions'.