A majority of late-night hosts are to dedicate an evening to tackling local weather change.
The comedians will every concentrate on the subject on Wednesday September 22 – Climate Night – in a uncommon present of unity throughout the style.
CBS’ The Late Present with Stephen Colbert and The Late Late Present with James Corden, ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Dwell!, NBC’s The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon and Late Night time with Seth Meyers, Comedy Central’s The Day by day Present with Trevor Noah and TBS’ Full Frontal with Samantha Bee are all taking part.
The occasion is designed to coincide with Local weather Week NYC and has been created by former Day by day Present and Patriot Act showrunner Steve Bodow. It’s being supported partly by Laurene Powell Jobs’ Emerson Collective.
“Local weather change has gone very quick from ‘in all probability the long run,’ to ‘really, proper now’ – which implies all of us should be speaking and occupied with it way more,” mentioned Bodow. “Late-night hosts mirror our nationwide dialog much more than Russian Twitter bots set it – so this unbelievable group of exhibits coming collectively makes an announcement concerning the scale and urgency of the world’s hottest downside.”
“I don’t wish to die,” mentioned Kimmel.
“Within the curiosity of recycling, please use no matter Jimmy Kimmel mentioned,” mentioned Fallon.
“I’m thrilled to take part in Local weather Night time,” mentioned Bee. “However possibly we should always transfer it up a couple of days? Simply because, , it’s pressing?”
“I’m proud to dedicate one complete night time of my present to the local weather, so I can say I wasn’t a part of the issue, I used to be 1/365th of the answer,” mentioned Colbert.