Climate Change

"Obama Administration Looking for ‘Balance’ in Arctic Policy"

"President Barack Obama will arrive today in Alaska, expected to touch down this afternoon in Anchorage, and his three-day visit will showcase the impacts of global climate change on Alaskans, primarily those in coastal communities."

Source: Fairbanks News-Miner, 08/31/2015

"Obama’s Alaska Visit Puts Climate, Not Energy, in Forefront"

"President Obama will travel to Alaska on Monday to call for urgent and aggressive action to tackle climate change, capitalizing on a poignant tableau of melting glaciers, crumbling permafrost and rising sea levels to illustrate the immediacy of an issue he hopes to make a central element of his legacy."

Source: NY Times, 08/31/2015

"High Hopes for Obama's Historic Visit To the 'Unraveling' Arctic"

"In an effort to call attention to the present-day consequences of global warming, President Obama is soon to embark on a journey that no president has taken before. Not only will he set foot in the Alaskan Arctic, at the very edge of the state, but he will spend more time on the ground in Alaska than any president has ever done. Typically, Alaska is a refueling stop for Air Force One when traveling to and from Asia."

Source: Mashable, 08/27/2015
September 28, 2015

DEADLINE: Mobile Film Festival

The Mobile Film Festival, taking place in Paris, France, Dec 2015, announces its first international edition in partnership with the United Nations on Climate Change. 30.000 € Grand Prize. Deadline: Sep 28, 2015.
September 17, 2015

DEADLINE: Metcalf Seminar "Climate Change and the News: Planning for Sea Level Rise & Extreme Weather"

As policy discussions heat up in advance of the 2015 UN Climate Change Conference in December, journalists are invited to apply for a free seminar exploring U.S. responses to coastal climate change impacts. This Metcalf Institute seminar will be held in Cambridge, MA on Nov 4, at the 2015 Rising Seas Summit.


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