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July 11, 2013

Webcast from the XXth Regular Session of the CEC Council

Join Mexican, Canadian, and US high-level government environment officials for a live, webcast town hall discussion on transportation and the environment as part of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation’s 2013 Council Session.

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June 26, 2013

Covering Population and the Environment

As the planet grows more crowded, the connections between environment, health and human rights grow more complex every day. Ahead of World Population Day (July 11), a diverse group of speakers will illustrate how those connections affect the real world – and how those connections can provide a broader context for your own coverage in this one-hour webinar. Free registration required.

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July 9, 2012 to July 11, 2012

2012 CEC Council Session (and workshop): Community and Ecosystem Resilience in North America

Media are invited to New Orleans for the 2012 Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) Council Session: Community and Ecosystem Resilience in North America on July 11, as well as the workshop on Resilient Communities in North America prior to the Council Session on July 9 and 10. Can't make it in person? Submit questions beforehand and watch the CEC live webcast.

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June 11, 2012

Free Webinar on Rio+20 Summit : A Primer on U.S. Issues Designed for Reporters in Advance of a Critical International Environmental Event

Join this hour-long webinar with speakers John C. Dernbach, co-director of the Widener Environmental Law Center and author, ELI's Carl Bruch, and Jacob Scherr, NRDC, for story ideas, helpful background, trend alerts, source building, and their take on what will be the hot topics at the upcoming summit. The hour will include 30 minutes for journalist questions.

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May 16, 2012

Sustainability and Certification Impacts

To air the evidence that sustainability certification is achieving its goals, the Rainforest Alliance presents this daylong workshop in New York where leading executives, producers and sustainability experts from around the world will gather to share and contextualize current data on diverse impacts of the sustainability certification movement. Journalists and bloggers are invited to attend and cover.

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April 16, 2012

The Questions that Should be Asked: Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources in the Presidential Race

The Society of Environmental Journalists and the Environmental Law Institute will co-host a panel  — open to the public and press — at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., moderated by the AP's Dina Cappiello. Experts with broad policy experience will discuss their answers to two key questions: "What should the presidential candidates discuss concerning the important issues of environment, energy, and natural resources facing the people of the United States?" and "What questions should be asked of candidates in the presidential debates that will help us learn how they will confront these issues?"

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March 13, 2012

Poisons in the Press: Deciding for Yourself What's 'Safe' (in San Francisco)

When the news media report on contamination in the air, drinking water or food supply, the public understandably demands to know straight away, “Is it safe?” A distinguished panel of toxicologists and environmental journalists will discuss why the question defies straightforward answers, what’s keeping the public in the dark, and how citizens can make informed decisions on toxic risks in the absence of certainty.

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June 2, 2011

Presentation and Book Signing "The Failure of Environmental Education (And How We Can Fix It)"

Join a discussion of the book with authors Charles Saylan, executive director of the Ocean Conservation Society and SEJ member, and Daniel T. Blumstein, professor and chair of the Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology and professor in the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability at UCLA.

 

 

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March 21, 2011

Webcast: Briefing on NRC Response to Recent Nuclear Events in Japan

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission will be briefed by its staff on the NRC’s response to the ongoing nuclear event in Japan in a public meeting on March 21, 9-11 a.m. at NRC HQ in Rockville, Md. The event will be webcast.

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March 3, 2011

House Natural Resources Interior Dept. Budget/Oversight Hearing

The full House Natural Resources Committee will hold an Interior Department  budget and oversight hearing at 10 am EST.

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