Journalism & Media
"Too often, the line between editorial content and Exxon advertising is being crossed in a paper that won a Pulitzer for its climate coverage."
Announcing the winner of the 2021 Nina Mason Pulliam Award
for Outstanding Environmental Reporting
October 20, 2021 —The winner of the 2021 Nina Mason Pulliam Award for Outstanding Environmental Reporting is "Where Will Everyone Go? How Climate Refugees Might Move Across International Borders."
A profound tightening of companies’ environmental risk disclosure requirements may be ahead, thanks to efforts by the Biden administration’s Securities and Exchange Commission. And the new WatchDog Opinion column argues that as fossil fuel firms position themselves as part of an environmentally sound future, journalists must act too — demanding full disclosure of corporate financial risks related to climate.
Climate change makes flooding — and flood reporting — increasingly likely, and yet government data on flood risk often falls short. The latest Reporter’s Toolbox offers an alternative, an ambitious, peer-reviewed dataset from a unique nonprofit research outfit that offers free data aggregated to the zip code, county and congressional district levels. More on the dataset and how to use it.