The FEJ has awarded $19,835 for six new story projects selected through the FEJ’s Winter 2016-2017 round of competition. Coverage grant categories included "The Politics and Economics of Renewable Energy in the U.S." and “Biodiversity and Climate Change Impact in North America.” Photo: Grantee Rachel Waldholz.
Journalism & Media
"Right now, anxiety is sweeping across the scientific community about the Trump administration's efforts to make climate data disappear. However, there are now a very special group of 21 young Americans, ages nine to 20, who are throwing a sizable wrench in the Trump administration's plans."
"According to data from analytics.usa.gov, which tracks Web traffic on all .gov websites, several pages related to climate change have been extremely popular in the week since President Trump's inauguration."
"Stephen K. Bannon, President Trump’s chief White House strategist, laced into the American press during an interview on Wednesday evening, arguing that news organizations had been “humiliated” by an election outcome few anticipated, and repeatedly describing the media as “the opposition party” of the current administration."
"Employees working in a Department of Energy solar program were ordered this week not to share anything about their work on private or professional social media accounts, ThinkProgress has learned."
"On the morning after Donald Trump’s inauguration, acting National Park Service director Michael T. Reynolds received an extraordinary summons: The new president wanted to talk to him."
"The apocalypse may be near. The Doomsday Clock may move closer to midnight on Thursday amid increasingly tense relations between world powers."