"Climate Change Put Tuvalu In The Spotlight"

"Australia and Pacific Island state Tuvalu on Friday signed a security and climate change treaty designed to counter China's growing influence in the Pacific and address the low-lying island nation's concerns about rising seas induced by climate change."

Source: Reuters, 11/13/2023

India Court Tells States To Stop Crop Burning Amid Hazardous New Delhi Air

"India's Supreme Court ordered authorities in the states surrounding New Delhi on Tuesday to stop farmers burning crop residue, as the air quality from smog engulfing the world's most polluted capital during the past week reached hazardous levels."

Source: Reuters, 11/08/2023
December 20, 2023

DEADLINE: Rainforest Investigations Network Reporting Fellowships

The Pulitzer Center's RIN seeks to harness investigative reporting and cross-border collaboration to tackle deforestation stories at the intersection of climate change, corruption and governance in the world’s three main tropical rainforest regions: Amazon, Congo Basin and Southeast Asia. Deadline: Dec 20, 2023.

November 15, 2023

DEADLINE: CNN Academy — Climate Storytelling From the Global South

Early-career journalists and storytellers from and working in the Global South are invited to apply for this Rockefeller Foundation-funded program in Abu Dhabi intended to raise awareness about the impact of climate change in their home countries. All expenses paid. Apply by Nov 15, 2023.


Author Brings Far-Reaching Insight to ‘The Three Ages of Water’

Leading water expert Peter Gleick’s new book on water’s past, present and future is an ambitious volume that offers a panoramic look at this essential resource — and hope for living in harmony with it in the future. BookShelf Editor Tom Henry calls “The Three Ages of Water” a rare book of breadth and depth, part history and part sustainable remedy. Read his review.

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SEJ Statement on Flatwater Free Press Reporter Yanqi Xu

October 20, 2023 — The Society of Environmental Journalists stands with Flatwater Free Press reporter Yanqi Xu, whose work was dismissed by Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen on the basis of her nationality. In response to Xu’s reporting on high nitrate levels in groundwater on Pillen’s hog farms, the governor said on live radio that he will not read the story because the “author is from Communist China.” Read SEJ's statement.

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October 23, 2023

Webinar: Climate Change in the Chinese Mind

The Yale Center for Environmental Communication, Yale Program on Climate Change Communication and Yale School of the Environment present a conversation with Yale University World Fellow Dr. Binbin Wang, who will share key findings of the latest national public survey on climate change in China. Noon ET.

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