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"Exxon Knows Its Carbon Future And Keeps the Data From View"

"It was February 2019, and Exxon Mobil Corp. was ready to make one of the largest-ever investments in a U.S. hub for overseas shipments of liquefied natural gas. The $10 billion project was going to be built on the Texas coast under an auspicious name: Golden Pass."

Source: Bloomberg Green, 12/30/2020

Crisis Threatens the Country’s Most Vulnerable Region

As global warming worsens, effects like extreme heat, drought, wildfires, coastal flooding and inland flooding will have an outsized impact in the Southern United States. The latest entry in our ongoing “Covering Your Climate: The South” special report looks at those effects. Plus, read an introductory overview and watch for additional entries on climate mitigation and adaptation in the South.

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Author Lopez Remembered; SEJ Speech Reshared

Society of Environmental Journalists' members lamented the Dec. 25 death of renowned nature writer Barry Lopez, whose writings included "Arctic Dreams," "Of Wolves and Men" and more. Lopez gave SEJers a much-remembered address about writing, environmental journalism and more at the Barbra Streisand ranch in Malibu during the organization's 1999 annual conference in Los Angeles.

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Is the South Confronting Its Climate Threats?

The South is ground zero for the climate crisis in the United States, yet little is being done to prevent impacts or protect communities. Will the South tap its potential to be part of the solution? Our special report, “Covering Your Climate: The South,” helps reporters cover the region, starting with a backgrounder on climate concerns from Texas to Virginia.

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Ohio Passes Bill That Could Bankrupt Churches Linked To Fossil Protests

"Ohio lawmakers faced fierce blowback last winter over a bill that would escalate criminal charges on fossil fuel protesters and threaten religious organizations or nonprofits that support such demonstrations with crushing fines."

Source: HuffPost, 12/23/2020
January 8, 2021

DEADLINE: IJNR Virtual PFAS Workshop for Journalists

Join the Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources for a two-day virtual workshop, January 27-28, 2021, to discuss PFAS contamination in communities across the country. Deadline: Jan 8.

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February 10, 2021

DEADLINE: NYU Journalism-NAJA Scholarship

The New York University Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute is proud to offer a new full-tuition scholarship to a Native American Journalism Association (NAJA) member admitted to one of the ten NYU Journalism graduate programs in the fall of 2021. Deadline of Feb 10, 2021 may be extendable.

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