Climate Change

Secret Congressional Background Reports Leak Again; Debate Continues

Here are some recently leaked CRS reports of relevance to environmental journalists, as well as the latest on the debate following the NYT editorial calling for the reports to be made public.

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July 31, 2015

DEADLINE: Reporter Fellowships to the UN Climate Negotiations

The Climate Change Media Partnership, led by Internews’ Earth Journalism Network, offers fellowship opportunities for journalists to attend the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention on Climate Change in Paris this December. Apply by July 31.

September 11, 2015

DEADLINE: Society for Marine Mammalogy Conference 2015 Journalist Fellowship

COMPASS is hosting travel fellowships for journalists to attend the 21st Biennial Society for Marine Mammalogy Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals in San Francisco this December. Apply by Sep 11.

Goodbye To Galveston? Reports Hint at Future Sea-Level Impacts in Texas

New projections put sea-level rise from climate change as high as six meters (20 feet). A mapping tool from the independent research organization Climate Central shows such a rise "are striking, to say the least – the inundation of Galveston, Matagorda and Padre islands, along with cities such as Port Arthur, part of Beaumont, Galveston, Texas City, the Freeport-Lake Jackson area and part of Corpus Christi."

07/14/2015

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