A veteran late-night producer and author, Steve Bodow, organized the occasion to coincide with Climate Week NYC. Kimmel made the case that local weather change trumps all different vital points.
“The pandemic, systemic racism, income inequality, immigration, gun violence — but here’s the thing. If we don’t address climate change, none of those issues will matter at all. The car is going off a cliff and we’re fiddling with the radio.” — JIMMY KIMMEL
“How could anyone be opposed to trying to fix this? Even if you run an oil company, you and your children and their children are going to have to live on in the world. There’s no Planet B.” — JIMMY KIMMEL
“Wildfires, floods, landslides — which, all amazing things to hear Stevie Nicks sing about; not something you want to experience in life.” — JIMMY KIMMEL
Seth Meyers and James Corden labored collectively on a joint intro throughout networks. Meyers referred to as the event “one night where we put aside our intense, white-hot rivalries and come together to raise awareness for the vast effects the climate is having on our lives and the things we can do to help.”
On “Late Night,” Meyers argued that local weather change has made the whole lot quite a bit weirder.
“Now it’s just normal for friends to show up to dinner in late September looking like they just ran a marathon,” Meyers mentioned. “Pretty soon the traditional Thanksgiving feast is going to be replaced by a clothing-optional backyard barbecue. ‘It’s too hot for turkey, so we’re just doing mashed potato smoothies.’”
“This is how bad climate change is getting: wildfires in the West, floods in the East, freezing cold in Texas. Billy Joel’s going to have to write an update for 2021 and call it, ‘Actually, We Did Start the Fire.’” — SETH MEYERS
On “The Late Late Show,” Corden informed viewers to not fear: “We’re not going to hammer you with scary stories, like the fact that this was the hottest summer on record here in the United States, which is true.”
As a substitute, Corden shared inspirational tales of individuals doing their half to fight local weather change and challenged his house-band members to share their very own efforts.
On “Full Frontal,” Samantha Bee shined a light-weight on what she referred to as “the number two issue”: sewage and the failure of America’s water infrastructure.
“No one wants to think about sewage, but we all need to support the water infrastructure that supports us. Because waste disposal is vital to society and sanitation is a human right — unless you’re at an outdoor music festival, in which case, it’s a distant memory.” — SAMANTHA BEE
Stephen Colbert pointed to the numbers in his “Late Show” monologue, together with a current survey discovering that the majority Individuals don’t consider they are going to be personally affected by world warming.
“Americans treat climate science like soccer: We know it’s out there, and it really matters to the rest of world, but no one can make us care,” Colbert mentioned, including, “Maybe Ted Lasso could.”
“But ordinary people are doing something about climate change: They’re worrying — especially young people. A recent study asked youths 16 to 25 from around the world how they felt about climate change, and 56 percent agreed with the viewpoint that humanity is doomed. Nice try, kids, but you’re not getting out of your student loans.” — STEPHEN COLBERT
On “The Daily Show,” Trevor Noah explored how local weather change impacts “unexpected little things” — slowing sea turtle copy, dampening the human intercourse drive and affecting the style of espresso, wine and beer.
“A lot of weird little effects that when you add them all together ends up being basically everything,” Noah mentioned.
“You know, my one hope is this is the news that finally gets people to take drastic action. Because if anything is going to motivate people, it is going to be the end of sex.” — TREVOR NOAH
Jimmy Fallon, for his half, left Local weather Night time jokes to the opposite hosts. As a substitute, he introduced Dr. Jane Goodall to “The Tonight Show,” the place she mentioned her name for individuals world wide to plant new bushes.