This story was originally published by Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

Stephen Colbert is great, sure, but we were all sad to see David Letterman leave late-night TV this spring. Fortunately, he’s not gone forever: The National Geographic Channel announced yesterday that Letterman will appear as a special correspondent on the second season of Years of Living Dangerously, the Emmy-winning documentary series about climate change.

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The upcoming season of the series will focus on “solutions that individuals, communities, companies and even governments can use to address worldwide climate change,” said [National Geographic Channels CEO Courtney] Bach in a statement …

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Other Hollywood names attached to Season 2 include Joshua Jackson (“The Affair”), Jack Black (“The Brink”), Ty Burrell (“Modern Family”) and Cecily Strong (“Saturday Night Live”).

The season will air next October, just before the presidential election.