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March 24, 2021

How To Find and Use Satellite Images in Your Stories

The Resilience Media Project at Earth Institute of Columbia University invites journalists to a Noon ET talk with Earthrise Media experts who'll explain why obtaining current satellite images is so difficult, show you what’s available and how to best access them — and how to use your images to the greatest effect.

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March 25, 2021

Building Climate Reporting Confidence: The South

Covering Climate Now, Climate Matters in the Newsroom and Southerly present experienced journalists, 2:30-4:00pm ET, sharing how they got up to speed on the climate issue, challenges they've faced in reporting and ideas on how to tell localized, human-centered stories to engage audiences. Includes Q&A.

March 30, 2021

Muck Rack State of Journalism 2021 Webinar

Check out the results of Muck Rack's 2021 State of Journalism survey, which SEJ partnered on. While the survey was not exclusive to environmental journalism, 25 percent of the 2400+ journalists surveyed said their work included coverage of "energy and environment." You can view or download the results and an infographic; read the blog post; and don't miss the webinar, March 30, 2021, 12:00 - 1:00 PM ET.

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March 20, 2021

The Uproot Project Launch

Join this free online event, 6:00-8:00 p.m. ET, about the need for more journalists of color in environmental reporting and hear plans for an initiative aimed at fostering new voices in the field. Discussion with Data for Progress' Julian Brave NoiseCat will be moderated by Yessenia Funes of Atmos.

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March 4, 2021

Reducing Risk, Avoiding Disaster – Creating Grid 2.0

The Resilience Media Project at Earth Institute of Columbia University invites journalists to join energy experts at 11:00 a.m. ET for a quick tutorial on electric grids, discuss why they are failing with some regularity and dive into how to improve energy reliability and security. Includes story ideas and Q&A.

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April 1, 2021

DEADLINE: Green River Field Institute

This journalistic exploration of the Green River’s Desolation Canyon in Utah, Jun 12-18, 2021, will focus on inquiry, truth-telling and resonance in the realm of Western water resources, hosted by SEJ member Heather Hansman (pictured at left), author of "Downriver: Into the Future of Water in the West." Register by Apr 1 or earlier; space is limited.

October 21, 2021 to October 22, 2021

2nd Annual Conference: Shifting Climates, Shifting People

The Center for EcoJustice at the Iliff School of Theology (Denver) will host its second annual conference virtually, focusing on the intersection of environmental racism and immigration.

February 19, 2021

Workshop: How Professional Communicators Decode Climate Misinformation

Join Climate Central, 1-2pm ET, in a conversation with academic experts and journalists for advice on recognizing, decoding, avoiding and covering climate misinformation. Includes live Q&A. Registration required.

February 23, 2021

Reporting Fellow Alumni Panel: Science, Health, and Environmental Storytelling

Join the Pulitzer Center, Missouri School of Journalism and Society of Environmental Journalists at 11:00 a.m. CT for a panel discussion on science, health, and environmental reporting. Four Pulitzer Center Reporting Fellow alums will share their reporting experiences, and a Q&A session will follow.

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.



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