Event Date: Thursday, January 31, 2019This new award, sponsored by the Knight Science Journalism program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, honors local and regional reporting on science, public-health, technology or environmental issues. Winner receives $5000 and a trip to the Cambridge Science Festival. No entry fee. Deadline: Jan 31, 2019. Environmental HealthHealthJournalism & MediaScienceTechnologyAwardsPublic
Event Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 to Thursday, April 25, 2019The theme of the 2019 Native Broadcast Summit in Chandler, AZ is Native Voices · Native Media · Native Truths. This annual event supports capacity building and professional development opportunities specifically for broadcasters and media makers serving Indian Country. Southwest (AZ NM OK TX)Professional MeetingsPublic
Event Date: Friday, January 4, 2019The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) annually awards one $5,000 grant to a woman journalist who carries forward Swedish journalist Kim Wall's legacy of covering important, underreported stories from around the world. Deadline: Jan 4, 2019. Journalism & MediaAwardsPublic
Event Date: Friday, January 4, 2019This fellowship provides support to international journalists who enroll in one of nine graduate programs in journalism at New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute (including Science, Health and Environmental Reporting). Must have two years' experience and fluency in English and at least one other language. Deadline: Jan. 4, 2019. […]
Event Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018The Overseas Press Club of America will premiere this documentary about international freelance journalists on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 in New York City, followed by a panel discussion (also livestreamed), hosted by veteran foreign correspondent Bill Gentile. RSVP requested. Northeast (CT MA ME NH NJ NY RI VT)InternationalJournalism & MediaOther EventsPublic
Writer Eugene Baldwin does not need to consult weather records to know how winters near his Illinois home have changed. Baldwin: “I live in a place which is at the confluence of the Mississippi, Missouri, and Illinois rivers. The landscape […] The post Some winter days seem more like spring appeared first on Yale Climate […]
You don’t have to quit your day job to make a difference on climate change. Waite: “No matter if you’re in healthcare, media, journalism, science and tech, you can integrate sustainability, you can pursue it and you can have both […] The post The best job for fighting climate change appeared first on Yale Climate […]
The comment haunted me in its wrongness: “One volcanic eruption dwarfs human CO2.” I jumped in. “No, not even close, Don. Humans emit 100 times the CO2 that volcanoes do, every single year. Your willingness to spread false information doesn’t […] The post Identifying good-faith questions about climate appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.
On October 30th, media giant Amazon released a story collection from its own imprint, Amazon Original Stories, titled Warmer. This isn’t an anthology of little-known writers, however. It features literary giants such as Edan Lepucki (California), Lauren Groff (Florida), Jess […] The post Amazon collection broadens cli-fi field appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.
The New Yorker’s 2014 rendition of climate change Christmas carols, spoofs the holiday season with a tongue planted firmly in-cheek. With parodies on such holiday favorites as “Frosty the Snowman,” “Silent Night,” “Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire” and more […] The post Timeless climate change Christmas carols appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.
More than 1,000 institutional investors, with more than $8 trillion in assets, have now divested from fossil fuel stocks. The movement is picking up momentum and putting serious pressure on the industry.
Alta Devices’ record-setting solar cell has just begun a one-year test by NASA in the latest Materials International Space Station Experiment (MISSE-X) flight investigation, launched in November on board the NG CRS-10 mission. NASA is testing Alta Devices solar technology at the Space Station in order to evaluate the technology for future NASA low-Earth orbit […]
The regenerative city vision needs to be driven by strong political leadership capable of setting ambitious yet realistic goals, able to gather momentum across society and mobilize different stakeholders towards such a common vision
I'm going to examine the narrative that Elon Musk terminates employees on a whim and what that might mean. This came back up after a Wired article that described "production hell" and how it felt to work at the factory during that time, and then was regurgitated into other articles by other authors
Researchers have identified modifications in a sodium transporter gene with key consequences for plants needing to adapt to fluctuating soil salinity. The research can help to improve the sustainability of crops in rising salinity levels associated with climate change and human pressure.
A new study in mice unveils the role of vitamin A in immune system regulation, a finding that could assist in developing treatments for autoimmune and inflammatory diseases as well as vitamin A deficiency.
The biodiversity catalogue of the Iberian Peninsula spiders is now adding the discovery of a dozen new species -- from seven different families -- that are mainly found in edaphic environments (soil), according to a new article.
Sofosbuvir is already used to treat hepatitis C and has passed all human use approval tests, so it can be fairly easily deployed if the chikungunya epidemic forecast for the next two years materializes.