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January 7, 2022

DEADLINE: IJNR Virtual Workshop on the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

The Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources will present a virtual workshop, Jan 26-27, 2022, on what GLRI projects mean for the eight U.S. states, two Canadian provinces and more than 30 million people who call the Great Lakes region home. Participating journalists eligible for story grants. Deadline: Jan 7.

December 17, 2021

2021 Conference on Deep Seabed Mineral Mining

The Renewable Natural Resources Foundation's virtual conference will examine various elements around seabed mining, such as the ecology of the seabed, the possibility of addressing the climate crisis without mining the deep seabed, perspectives and activities of the U.S. State Dept. 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. ET.

December 8, 2021

Two Sides of the Climate Coin: Sea Level Rise and Extreme Weather

Interacting crises compound flood risks and present challenges for infrastructure, environmental justice, public safety, and local economies. Co-hosted by Metcalf Institute and the Pulitzer Center, panelists will offer perspectives on the challenges and solutions in Rhode Island, a global hot spot for sea level rise. 2:00 p.m. ET.

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December 6, 2021

Barbara Ward Lecture 2021: Outstanding Woman in Development

Join the International Institute for Environment and Development in person or online for a lecture by Rebeca Grynspan (pictured, left), the secretary-general of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, to discuss "Costa Rica’s journey to global climate leadership – what can we learn from a good example?" 1:30 p.m. ET.

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January 26, 2022

New Superfund Redevelopment Mapper Tool and Training Webinar

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency launches Superfund Redevelopment Mapper, an interactive tool that provides information related to reuse and redevelopment on and near Superfund sites. This webinar will review how the tool highlights key data stakeholders need to plan for future Superfund site use. 1:00-3:00 p.m. ET.

February 24, 2022

Student Press Freedom Day

SEJ partners in this annual day of action which elevates and amplifies the significant challenges faced by student journalists, and celebrates their great successes. With a focus this year on censorship and self-censorship as impediments to student press freedom, already available are grants, a photo competition, a series of skills-based training seminars and more — including a series of events in the lead up to Student Press Freedom Day.

November 22, 2021

Rediscovering Rachel Carson, Poet of the Sea

Join writer and biologist Sandra Steingraber, editor of a new Library of America edition, for a free online talk and Q&A about Rachel Carson, who was internationally celebrated as a “poet of the sea” for a trilogy of prescient books about the world’s oceans. 6:00 p.m. ET.

November 3, 2021

Extreme Heat: Reporting on Climate Change’s Deadly Threat

In this Center for Health Journalism at the University of Southern California Annenberg webinar, we’ll glean lessons and insights from a yearlong Los Angeles Times investigation into extreme heat, reporting that offers a powerful example of how robust journalism can shine a line on this growing public health emergency. 2-3 p.m. ET

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November 11, 2021 to November 13, 2021

Between Worlds: Emergence in an Emergency

The Bioneers 2021 virtual conference features best-selling authors, MacArthur "geniuses," Goldman Prize recipients and others to discuss connections and projects drawing on Indigenous and nature-based knowledge to bridge the space between the world as it is, and what it could be. Also included: interactive sessions. 

November 9, 2021

Power Solutions for Ensuring Electric Grid Reliability and Resilience

Join the leaders of advanced electric power solutions for an interactive discussion, hosted by Diesel Technology Forum, that will explore the issues and options for ensuring reliable and continuous electrical supply. 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. ET.



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