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February 28, 2021

DEADLINE: Covering Climate Collaborative

Local news organizations with a demonstrated commitment to covering climate-related issues at the regional level are invited to apply to join this collaborative Local Media Association initiative. Includes funding help. Deadline: Feb 28, 2021.

February 9, 2021

AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards Program

Join ​the AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards program at 12:00 p.m. ET for a ceremony honoring their Diamond Anniversary winners.  It will be held in conjunction with the virtual 2021 AAAS Annual Meeting, and you must sign in as a meeting registrant.

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March 11, 2021

Tom Pelton: Blue Collar Environmentalism and the Red/Blue Divide

Journalist and author Tom Pelton will speak via Zoom, 6:00 p.m. ET, about how focusing on nuts and bolts issues like litter, sewage, and septic systems can help bridge the divide between 'red' and 'blue' America over environmental issues. Q&A to follow.

January 28, 2021

SciLine Media Briefing: Climate Essentials for 2021

With the election of new leadership in Washington, climate change has reemerged as a national policy priority. SciLine’s next media briefing, 2:00 PM ET, will get reporters up to speed on the science that will inform key climate-related decisions in the year ahead.

February 4, 2021

Localizing the ‘Land Grab Universities’ Story

Join FIJ and NAJA for an online forum, 11:30 a.m. ET. Tristan Ahtone and Robert Lee will discuss their report on land taken from Native Americans and given to colleges and universities, which produced a database of nearly 11 million acres of land and the agreements associated with it. The forum will help you learn how to access and navigate the data to localize this story.

February 2, 2021

Webinar: How Canada’s Natural Landscapes Can Help Fight Climate Change

Join The Narwhal’s editor-in-chief Emma Gilchrist and a panel of guest speakers at 2:00 p.m. ET for an hour-long discussion about the role nature-based solutions can play in achieving Canada’s climate goals.

February 17, 2021

DEADLINE: IJNR Virtual Workshop for Editors on Covering Environmental Racism

The Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources invites editors to apply by Feb 17 for this 11:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. ET training, to explore environmental racism, social equity and the problematic lenses through which these stories get told.

January 16, 2021

Covering the News in a Hostile Environment

The NewsGuild-CWA will host a workshop for all journalists (members and non-members) on best practices to assess and mitigate risk while newsgathering in a hostile and dangerous environment. Includes a Q&A with journalists who have covered events, including those in Washington, D.C. last week. 11:00 a.m. ET.

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January 25, 2021

Energy Markets Forensics: Anatomy of a Price Move

Columbia University's Center on Global Energy Policy will host via Zoom the first of the Energy Journalism Initiative Extra series, in which energy and environment journalists learn about energy and environmental issues from experts in government, industry and academia. 12:00-1:30 p.m. EST. Register by Jan 22.

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December 9, 2020

Tradeoffs & Transitions: Exploring Outcomes for U.S. Energy Infrastructure

The Energy Institute at University of Texas at Austin hosts this discussion with Dr. Carey King, Assistant Director of the Energy Institute and Asher Price, reporter for the Austin-American Statesman and 2019 UT Energy Journalism Fellow, on the future of energy infrastructure policy and the prospect for these new measures in the changing landscape of the federal government. Noon-1:00 p.m.



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