International

March 1, 2024

Climate Justice Series: Resource Extraction and Energy Equity in India

This event will explore the current situation in India, what policies are being proposed, and the future of marginalized coal-communities. It's the latest installment of a series examining social and economic justice issues related to climate change and the energy transition in India. 10:00-11:30 ET.

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In Their Own Words — Story Insights From SEJ’s 2023 Award Winners

When Inside Story co-editor Rocky Kistner reviewed video statements from first-place winners of the Society of Environmental Journalists 2023 reporting awards, he found a series of striking insights into the work of environmental journalism. From environment as a true crime story and going beyond the headlines, to covering communities at risk and through powerful interests, a look at nine highly effective approaches to telling environmental stories.

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Introducing SEJ's New Executive Director, Aparna Mukherjee

Photo of Aparna MukherjeeSEJ board president Luke Runyon (pictured, left) announces the successful conclusion of a comprehensive, months-long search process for the next Executive Director of the Society of Environmental Journalists: Aparna Mukherjee (pictured, right). Read Luke's letter to members and his interview with Aparna.

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"Global Warming Could Drive Locust Outbreaks into New Regions, Study Warns"

"A study published today in Science Advances suggests that, if global warming isn’t curbed, west India and west central Asia could become locust hotspots in the decades ahead, raising new challenges for control efforts, and further threatening food security and livelihoods in already vulnerable regions."

Source: Inside Climate News, 02/15/2024

"The Planet Needs Solar Power. Can We Build It Without Harming Nature?"

"For pronghorn, those antelope-like creatures of the American West, this grassland north of Flagstaff is prime habitat. It gives the animals the food and conditions they need to survive fall and winter. But for a nation racing to adopt renewable energy, the land is prime for something else: solar panels."

Source: NYTimes, 02/13/2024

Nearly Half Of The World’s Migratory Species Are In Decline: UN Report

"Nearly half of the world’s migratory species are in decline, according to a new United Nations report released Monday. Many songbirds, sea turtles, whales, sharks and other migratory animals move to different environments with changing seasons and are imperiled by habitat loss, illegal hunting and fishing, pollution and climate change."

Source: AP, 02/13/2024

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