EPN comprises bipartisan volunteers with backgrounds in environmental programs at the federal state and local levels, including scientists, engineers, economists, lawyers and others. Reporters who seek deep understanding of EPA programs, their origins and how they work in practice will find on their website budget analyses, comments on rulemakings and on U.S. EPA policies and priorities, and more.
Here you'll find informative and interesting podcasts recommended by SEJ members.
Long-time SEJ member Janet Raloff is the editor and driving force behind Science News for Students (SNS), an award-winning online publication dedicated to providing age-appropriate, topical science news to learners, parents and educators.
SEJ members Adam Glenn and Julia Kumari Drapkin partner with New York public radio flagship WNYC on a new participatory sensor reporting project exploring urban heat islands and health impacts in Harlem.
Clean Energy Wire's guide provides international correspondents with an overview of the key stories, experts/decision-makers and facts of Germany’s landmark energy transition.
FIRE helps independent journalists by providing two services: a complimentary Editorial Consultancy and a Virtual Newsroom. Services and grants of up to $10,000 are available to assist freelance reporters working on investigative stories.
This new, mobile-friendly, digital guide from the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, produced by longtime SEJ member Adam Glenn, features an extensive resource database and a series of backgrounders to help improve coverage of society’s preparation for the impacts of climate change.
SEJ member Francis Koster offers a slide show illustrating how most reporters are not using up-to-date information on leaking methane and its impact on climate change. Image: Phillips, N.G., et al., Mapping urban pipeline leaks: Methane leaks across Boston, Environmental Pollution Journal (2012).
This Construction Management Project article offers information on green construction practices, including Green Building Benefits, LEED and Green Construction, Green Construction Resources, LEED Certification in America and Worldwide, and several links for further reading.
For weather warnings, check the interactive, near-real-time national weather map put out by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Weather Service. It's updated every few minutes with color-coded warnings by type. You can also search for a forecast by state, city/state or zip code.