SEJ Regional Conferences

November 24, 2020

SEJ Webinar: Post-Election Reality Check — A Green Recovery for All?

With the 2020 election results in, environmental journalists want to know what’s on the agenda for the next four years. Join us Nov 24, 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET for an #SEJ2020 webinar for journalists seeking to report on the connections between climate, COVID-19 and the economy.

October 28, 2020

SEJ Webinar: Covering Climate, COVID-19 and the Election — Opinion Polls and Voters’ Guides on Environmental Issues

Join us for this #SEJ2020 webinar with environmental pollsters, advocates and reporters who will discuss what’s at stake this November and what role environmental issues are playing in the final stretches of this unique and unpredictable campaign season.

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July 8, 2020

SEJ Webinar: Covering Climate, COVID-19 and Environmental Justice

Join us on July 8, 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET, for the third #SEJ2020 webinar, this time with environmental reporters and storytellers who will discuss their experiences covering climate change, COVID-19 and racial inequality.

May 27, 2020

SEJ Webinar: Complex Emergencies and Climate Change in the Era of COVID-19

How should reporters cover the connections between climate change and natural disasters, or assess government response in the midst of a global pandemic? Join us on May 27, 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET, for the second #SEJ2020 webinar for tips on understanding and covering complex emergencies, in the United States and the rest of the world.

April 13, 2020

SEJ Webinar: Clearing the Air: What the Media Gets Right – and Wrong – When Covering Environmental Issues

Join Ensia publisher Todd Reubold for a virtual conversation with Kendra Pierre-Louis (The New York Times), Eric Holthaus (The Correspondent), Amy Westervelt (Drilled News) and Maxwell Boykoff (University of Colorado), focused on what the media gets right — and wrong — when covering critical environmental issues like climate change. Presented by SEJ and the University of Minnesota's Institute on the Environment, 4:45-6:00 p.m. ET.

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April 2, 2020

SEJ Webinar: Covering a Crisis: Climate, Coronavirus, and Global (In)Action

How should the media cover a crisis? SEJ's 2020 webinar series launches with a discussion of the lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic that could inform how journalists, scientists and advocates communicate about and address climate change. Join panelists Denis Hayes, The Earth Day Network and The Bullitt Foundation; Alice Hill, Council on Foreign Relations; and John Mecklin, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, moderated by Guardian US' Emily Holden. All journalists welcome for this free event, Noon-1:00 p.m. ET. Sign up to join or receive the recording.

January 24, 2020

2020 Journalists’ Guide to Energy & Environment

From Australia to the Arctic to your neighborhood, environment and energy news is already heating up as 2020 kicks off — and the election promises to add fuel to the fire. Get a head start on the year's top stories at SEJ's 8th annual "Journalists' Guide to Energy & Environment," 3:00-5:00 p.m. ET at the National Geographic Society's Grosvenor Auditorium in Washington, DC. The event will be livestreamed. NEW! Ban Ki-moon, former Secretary-General of the United Nations and Deputy Chair of The Elders, will join this event for an interview with Jeff Burnside.

April 11, 2019

Telling the World's Stories: Reporting on Biodiversity and Community-Based Conservation

To increase and improve coverage of biodiversity, SEJ's Fund for Environmental Journalism is offering grants of up to $5,000 for stories on these issues. To help you prepare the best FEJ proposal, join us at 1:30-2:30 p.m. for an interactive webinar with leading experts on biodiversity and journalists who cover it. They'll provide an introduction to the top issues, share new data sources, and offer advice and story tips. Participate in a Q&A moderated by SEJ board member Gloria Dickie (pictured).

May 3, 2019

Straddling the Climate and Policy Divide: A Colorado Journalists’ Roundtable

Join SEJ at the CSU Denver Center, 3:30-6:30 p.m. MT, for this robust journalists' panel and public discussion on Colorado's challenges and opportunities regarding droughts, wildfires, climate change, energy production, decarbonization and more, including an interview with Will Toor, executive director of the Colorado Energy Office.

January 26, 2018

2018 Journalists’ Guide to Energy & Environment

From pipeline politics to hurricane horrors, 2017 witnessed a flood of energy and environment news — and 2018 promises to set a new high-water mark. On Friday, January 26 at the Wilson Center in Washington, DC, the Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) will launch its annual report, "The Journalists' Guide to Energy and Environment,” which previews the top stories of 2018, with comments from a roundtable of leading journalists. The event takes place 3:00-5:00 p.m., with a reception to follow.



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