Climate Change

Biden Administration To Struggle With Environmental Justice in 2022

The history of environmental racism is a long one in the United States, far longer than the efforts to address the problem. But reporting on environmental justice continues to tick upwards, and an analysis in the latest Backgrounder points to promising progress, explaining why for journalists the year ahead may yield important stories, whether about future footholds or new missteps.

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December 6, 2021

Barbara Ward Lecture 2021: Outstanding Woman in Development

Join the International Institute for Environment and Development in person or online for a lecture by Rebeca Grynspan (pictured, left), the secretary-general of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, to discuss "Costa Rica’s journey to global climate leadership – what can we learn from a good example?" 1:30 p.m. ET.

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"These Americans Are Just Going Around in Circles. It Helps the Climate."

"CARMEL, Ind. — It’s getting harder and harder to run a stoplight here, because there are fewer and fewer of them around. Every year, at intersections throughout this thriving city, traffic lights and stop signs have disappeared, replaced with roundabouts. Lots and lots of roundabouts."

Source: NYTimes, 11/24/2021

"Giant Pipeline In U.S. Midwest Tests Future Of Carbon Capture"

"Dan Tronchetti received a letter in August that alarmed him: Summit Carbon Solutions, a company he'd never heard of, wanted his permission to conduct survey work for a 2,000-mile pipeline it planned to route through his Iowa corn and soybean fields."

Source: Reuters, 11/24/2021
April 20, 2022 to April 21, 2022

Responsible Business USA 2022

Responsible Business USA 2022 will be returning to IN PERSON at the Marriot Brooklyn Bridge to convene leading CEOs, Sustainability, Government and NGO executives to help shape and deliver a clean, inclusive economy.

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January 7, 2022

DEADLINE: 2022 ZEKE Award for Systemic Change

The Foundation for Systemic Change and the Social Documentary Network will award two photographers the ZEKE Award for Systemic Change and a $2,500 honoraria to recognize their outstanding work documenting systemic changes leading to sustainable solutions to the climate crisis. Deadline: Jan 7, 2022.

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