ITV CONFIRMS CLIMATE ACTION WEEK

ITV plans to put "the environment front and centre for its viewers" during the channel’s Climate Action Week, taking place from November 1st alongside the COP26 talks in Glasgow.



New commissions include oscar-winning director Kevin Macdonald’s film, It Takes a Flood, which will go into the heart of the increasingly ferocious floods hitting the UK in recent years.



In a one-off-special film, Joanna Lumley and The Human Swan, Joanna Lumley sets out to follow adventurer Sacha Dench, AKA the ‘Human Swan’, as she flies – green-powered – around Britain's coast in search of climate change solutions.


In Orkney – Britain’s Green Islands Julia Bradbury and ITV weather presenter Alex Beresford have travelled to Orkney to see how these beautiful islands are making stunning progress towards a greener future.



The concluding part of Save Money: My Beautiful Green Home airs during Climate Action Week, in which Ranvir Singh and property expert and designer Kunle Barker show how we can achieve the green dream of an eco-friendly home.


For the first time in British television history, the country’s soaps and continuing dramas including Coronation Street and Emmerdale are joining forces to highlight the issue of climate change and environmental issues.



ITV News have extensive plans for COP26 which will be broadcast across regional and network bulletins as well as ITV’s digital output.


ITV’s live daytime shows Good Morning Britain, Lorraine, This Morning and Loose Women will all be covering Climate Action themes during the week, while The Chase will include ‘green-themed’ questions. The Pride of Britain Awards, broadcast during this week, will also include an inaugural Environmental Champion award.