International

"Rain Comes to the Arctic, With a Cascade of Troubling Changes"

"Rain used to be rare in the Arctic, but as the region warms, so-called rain-on-snow events are becoming more common. The rains accelerate ice loss, trigger flooding, landslides, and avalanches, and create problems for wildlife and the Indigenous people who depend on them."

Source: YaleE360, 02/26/2024
March 20, 2024

SWCC Workshop: "To Build a Better Future, We Must First Imagine It."

Join queer science communicator and climate optimist Ive Velikova in this Science Writers & Communicators of Canada workshop exploring how to leverage the power of storytelling to motivate climate action in your community, drawing from storytelling traditions and speculative fiction genres. 3:00-4:00 p.m. ET.

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100s Coming To Tahiti For Olympic Surfing. Can It Protect Its Way Of Life?

"Peva Levy said he felt a powerful, natural energy known as “mana” when he surfed Teahupo’o’s waves on a piece of plywood for the first time, rushing down a crumbling white surf in front of an untouched volcanic beach several years before the steady streams of surfers started arriving when the village got its first asphalt road over fifty years ago."

Source: AP, 02/22/2024

"Does LNG Really Fight Climate Change? 5 Common LNG claims, Examined"

"American liquefied natural gas exports surged from basically nothing just eight years ago to a formidable force reshaping domestic and global politics. Now, thanks to the Biden administration’s recent pause on approvals of new LNG projects, it’s become the hottest topic in U.S. energy news. It’s also one of the most confusing."

Source: Canary Media, 02/21/2024
February 27, 2024

CJF Webinar: Emerging Business Models for News

This Canadian Journalism Foundation panel features industry upstarts rethinking how to deliver value to audiences and build healthy, diversified mission-driven businesses. See how these trailblazers are building active communities and reshaping the future of news through novel revenue models. 1:00 p.m. ET.

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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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