Climate Change

Conservative Groups Urge Lawmakers To Gut Climate Programs In Military

"A coalition of 14 conservative groups urged U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday to support an amendment to the House of Representatives' annual defense bill that would prevent the Pentagon from implementing climate-change and green energy policies meant to save taxpayers money and protect the planet."

Source: Reuters, 07/13/2017
July 31, 2017

DEADLINE: Illuminating Today's Japan for American Audiences

One U.S.-based journalist will be selected on the quality of story idea for a 19-day reporting trip in Japan in the fall 2017, organized by the International Center for Journalists. Examples of issues that journalists could explore include business, trade, energy, culture, immigration and climate change.


"U.S. Cities, States and Businesses Pledge to Measure Emissions"

"A coalition of American states, cities and businesses that have pledged to stick with the Paris climate pact will team up with experts to quantify their climate commitments and share their plans with the United Nations, vowing to act in spite of the Trump administration’s exit from the accord."

Source: NY Times, 07/12/2017
July 21, 2017

DEADLINE: CCMP Journalism Fellowships to Attend the UN Climate Negotiations in Bonn, Germany

The Climate Change Media Partnership (CCMP) led by Internews’ Earth Journalism Network is offering Fellowship opportunities for journalists to attend the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Bonn, Germany in mid-November 2017. Apply by Jul 21.

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