July 13, 2021

An Evening With Miles O’Brien

Join the Poynter Institute to learn what’s next in aviation’s race against climate change during an engaging, virtual Q&A with PBS NewsHour’s chief science correspondent, award-winning independent journalist and accomplished pilot Miles O’Brien. 7-8 p.m. ET.


Solar Panel Stories Can Shine for Local, Regional Reporters

As the solar panel business resurges, the wide scope of possible regional and local story angles — climate, tech, consumer, business, jobs, air quality and grid reliability — make bright prospects for journalists. The latest TipSheet sets out recent political and market developments, along with more than a dozen story ideas and reporting resources.

SEJ Publication Types: 
July 7, 2021 to July 22, 2021

Summer Bootcamp: Digital Safety & Online Abuse Defense

The Society of Environmental Journalists is partnering with PEN America, the Freedom of the Press Foundation and Global Cyber Alliance for a free webinar series offering a crash course on digital safety and online abuse defense for journalists, writers and media organizations. Dates: July 7, 14, 21 and 22, 2021. 1:00-3:00 p.m. ET.

Topics on the Beat: 

"U.S. Water and Power Are Shockingly Vulnerable to Cyberhacks"

"When the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power was hacked in 2018, it took a mere six hours. Early this year, an intruder lurked in hundreds of computers related to water systems across the U.S. In Portland, Oregon, burglars installed malicious computers onto a grid providing power to a chunk of the Northwest."

Source: Bloomberg Environment, 06/14/2021


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