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April 4, 2024

DEADLINE: SoJo Europe — Cohort Selection

A collective of organizations including Journalismfund Europe, Transitions and the Constructive Institute have teamed up to fund a solutions journalism-focused cohort. Open to small European media news outlets, especially serving underrepresented groups. Apply by Apr 4, 2024.

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March 6, 2024

ASJA Webinar: So You're Thinking About Writing a Climate Book?

The American Society of Journalists and Authors might be able to help answer your questions about writing solutions-focused books. In this webinar, two experienced writers, John J. Berger and Danielle Arigoni, will discuss everything from pitching to marketing. 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET.

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March 28, 2024

ICFJ Empowering the Truth Global Summit

Each Thursday in March, International Center for Journalists hosts 2-hour virtual training sessions for participants in Arabic, Bahasa Indonesia, English, French, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. Participants who attend at least three of the four sessions will be eligible to apply for grants and mentorship.

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Study Says 2023’s Crazy Atlantic Ocean Heat Foretells Much Hotter World

"Off the charts “crazy” heat in the North Atlantic ocean and record-smashing Antarctic sea ice lows last year are far more severe than what Earth’s supposed to get with current warming levels. They are more like what happens at twice this amount of warming, a new study said."

Source: AP, 03/01/2024

"N.Y. State Sues JBS, the Brazilian Beef Giant, Over Its Climate Claims"

"The New York attorney general, Letitia James, on Wednesday sued JBS USA, the American arm of the world’s largest meatpacker, accusing the company of making misleading statements about its efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The lawsuit is a major setback for JBS, which is based in Brazil, as it pursues a listing on the New York Stock Exchange."

Source: NYTimes, 02/29/2024

"Why Is Britain Quitting The Energy Charter Treaty?"

"Britain announced this week that it would withdraw from the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) over its failure to align with its net zero plans. Since the late 1990s, the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) has allowed firms and investors to sue governments whose plans to cut emissions from fossil fuels could hurt corporate profits."

Source: Thomson Reuters Fdn., 02/28/2024

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