"Canada’s Strategy on Climate Change: Work With American States"

"OTTAWA — The timing was coincidental, but the meeting had a new urgency. One day after President Trump withdrew the United States from the Paris climate accord — saying he was elected to serve Pittsburgh, not Paris — the transport minister in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet visited with the mayor of Pittsburgh to discuss climate change."

Source: NY Times, 06/08/2017

Wildfire Season Comes Earlier, Bringing Broader Stories

Fire season is back, if it ever went away. And it's no longer a natural disaster story limited in geographic scope. Now it's a nationwide U.S. story touching on climate, money, politics, zoning, pollution and more. The latest Tipsheet runs down key information sources, plus what make a good peg for your local wildfire reporting.

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May 15, 2017

DEADLINE: IJNR's Great Bear Institute

During this Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources trip, Sep 10-19, 2017, to coastal British Columbia, Canada, fellows will learn first-hand how coastal communities survive and thrive while managing finite resources, conserving delicate ecosystems, mitigating and adapting to potentially dramatic changes in their economic and social systems, and how those forces interact. Apply by May 15.



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