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Journalism Associations, Other Groups Offer COVID-19 Reporting Resources

If reporting on the coronavirus crisis is off your usual beat, Reporter's Toolbox has help — a compilation of resource guides for reporters covering this historic public health emergency. Check out useful links from journalism associations and other news media bodies, as well as info about open information under COVID-19, international journalism resources and more.

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SEJournal Relaunches WatchDog with a ‘Voice,’ Plus Coronavirus and More

SEJournal welcomes back from hiatus our WatchDog feature, now recast as an opinion column from Joseph A. Davis, Society of Environmental Journalists’ veteran freedom of information advocate and longtime SEJournal contributor. In part one of a two-parter, find out why we’re relaunching the new column, plus get Davis’ take on government openness (or lack thereof) around coronavirus, as well as more on SEJ’s deep commitment to open information and a rundown of its recent FOI activities. And watch for part two next week.

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"E.U. Proposes a Climate Law. Greta Thunberg Hears ‘Empty Words.’"

"The European Union laid out plans on Wednesday for a climate law that would set a target of net zero carbon emissions across the bloc by 2050. But the bill, part of a wider policy package called the Green Deal, was immediately criticized by climate activists, including Greta Thunberg, who denounced it as “empty words.”"

Source: NY Times, 03/05/2020
March 24, 2020 to March 25, 2020

Green Maritime Forum

The third annual Green Maritime Forum in Hamburg, Germany will gather experts and specialists from shipowner companies, ports, maritime associations and service companies to discuss adopting the Maritime Industry’s most relevant subjects including developing decarbonisation strategies, clean technology and fuels’ development, as well as future opportunities to make the industry carbon neutral.

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"Host UK 'Does Not Have Clear Vision' For Last-Ditch Climate Talks"

"Developing countries and climate campaigners are growing increasingly concerned that the UK lacks a clear strategy for hosting vital UN talks on the climate crisis, amid fears of a conflict of interest in government between seeking post-Brexit trade deals and a global climate settlement."

Source: Guardian, 02/03/2020

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