Environmental Justice

Diving Deeper on the Wetlands Beat Yields Groundbreaking Coverage

Two journalists covering water policy used a wide range of reporting techniques, from FOIA appeals to on-the-ground reporting, to get at the heart of how problems with wetlands and waterways in the United States are tied to climate change concerns. Inside Story spoke with Hannah Northey and Kevin Bogardus of E&E News about their award-winning beat reporting.

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March 14, 2023

Webinar: EPIC, CNT & WE ACT — CEJST Walkthrough

Join Environmental Policy Innovation Center, Center for Neighborhood Technology and WE ACT at 3pm ET for insights on changes to the White House's Climate and Economic Justice Screening Tool, including how these changes can advance Justice 40 goals and prioritize burdened communities.

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"DeSantis, Pence Allies Launching Campaign To Speed Energy Approvals"

"A new group aims to spend up to $10 million to sway Congress to loosen federal rules for both fossil fuel projects and green power. A major element: putting "the right pressure" on vulnerable Senate Democrats."

Source: Politico, 03/02/2023

"Thunberg, Indigenous Protesters Block Norway Energy Ministry Over Wind Farms"

"Environmental campaigner Greta Thunberg and dozens of other activists on Monday blocked entrances to Norway's energy ministry, protesting against wind turbines built on land traditionally used by indigenous Sami reindeer herders."

Source: Reuters, 02/27/2023
March 20, 2023

DEADLINE: Wake Forest Mellon Environmental Justice Journalism Fellowships

The Wake Forest University Environmental and Epistemic Justice Initiative, June 26-30, 2023 in Winston-Salem, N.C.,  will welcome 4-6 early to mid-career journalists (staff or freelance) as the inaugural class of Wake Forest Mellon Environmental Justice Journalism Fellows. Stipend and expenses included. Deadline: Mar 20.



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