International

"U.N. Climate Projects, Aimed at the Poorest, Raise Red Flags"

"A landmark pledge seven years ago by the world’s richest nations to spend billions to help developing countries tackle climate change seemed like a godsend for Kiribati, the Pacific island nation threatened by rising seas. ...  But Kiribati — like many of the poorest countries most vulnerable to climate change — has yet to see any project funding."

Source: NY Times, 11/17/2017

"Macron: France Will Cover US Share of Funding for UN Climate Panel"

"French President Emmanuel Macron said Wednesday that France would cover the amount the U.S. contributed for climate science research to a United Nations panel after President Trump signaled America would exit the Paris climate change pact."

Source: The Hill, 11/16/2017

Teaching Journalism Skills … To All Comers

If you can both do and teach journalism, your skills are in demand, writes educator Dave Poulson in the new EJ Academy column. Here's how to maximize your chances of finding such opportunities. Plus, Poulson's take on the value of fostering reporting skills and journalistic values, even among non-journalists.

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"Protesters Jeer as Trump Team Promotes Coal at U.N. Climate Talks"

"The Trump administration made its debut at a United Nations conference on climate change on Monday by giving a full-throated defense of fossil fuels and nuclear energy as answers to driving down global greenhouse gas emissions."

Source: NY Times, 11/14/2017

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