"India Has Big Clean Energy Goals - So Why Is It Banking On Coal?"

"As scientists and activists urge rapid cuts in the use of climate-heating coal for power production around the world, new projections from India show that coal will remain its biggest source of electricity this decade, despite a fast rise in the nation's renewable energy capacity."

Source: Thomson Reuters Fdn., 05/26/2023

"High-Stakes Talks To End Plastic Pollution Resume"

"Negotiations on a global treaty to combat plastic pollution will resume Monday, with nations under pressure to stem the tide of trash amid calls from campaigners to limit industry influence on the talks."

Source: AFP, 05/26/2023

Announcing Upcoming Transitions

Society  of Environmental Journalists’ president Luke Runyon (pictured, left) shares information on a couple of important upcoming transitions for SEJ. One is an announcement from our current executive director, Meaghan Parker, and our plans to search for SEJ’s next executive director; another is a change in organizational structure.

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"Chevron’s Carbon Offsets Are Mostly Junk And Some May Harm, Research Says"

"A new investigation into Chevron’s climate pledge has found the fossil-fuel company relies on “junk” carbon offsets and “unviable” technologies, which do little to offset its vast greenhouse gas emissions and in some cases may actually be causing communities harm."

Source: Guardian, 05/25/2023
June 21, 2023

DEADLINE: CBC Indigenous Pathways to Journalism

CBC's paid, full-time, 9-month learning and development opportunity supports seven First Nations, Inuit or Métis candidates to hone their skills as storytellers in CBC newsrooms, one each in Calgary, Yellowknife, Saskatoon, Thunder Bay, Montreal, Halifax and Vancouver. Apply by June 21, 2023.

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