Northeast (CT MA ME NH NJ NY RI VT)

June 8, 2009 to June 12, 2009

Scientists and Journalists: Getting the Point Across

The Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting is hosting its free Annual Public Lecture Series this week. The program will feature nationally renowned specialists in research, environmental economics and journalism.

June 27, 2009 to June 30, 2009

10th Biennial Conference on Communication and Environment

The central theme of this event is "Environmental Communication as a Nexus."

May 21, 2009

Brave New World of Media and Journalism

This American Society of Journalists and Authors event will deal with the seismic shifts in the freelance journo business, including topics such as new funding sources, social networking, and nonprofit writing opportunties. The moderator is SEJ member Christine Heinrichs, an award-winning journalist and author whose current work focuses on sustainable agriculture issues. Speakers include another SEJ member, Rene Ebersole of Audubon Magazine; Nick Penniman, Huffington Post executive editor, who will discuss HP's new investigative news venture; and more.

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March 17, 2020 to March 18, 2020

Responsible Business Summit New York 2020

Ethical Corporation, by Reuters Events, is hosting the Responsible Business Summit New York on March 17-18, 2020, and are looking for your attendance as press. 750+ CEOs, Chief Sustainability Officers, ESG investors and leading NGOs will be sharing their latest strategies on how to lead the decade of action. Key topics include; climate adaption, ESG going mainstream, ROI of sustainability, ESG disclosures and building a 21st century supply chain.

Topics on the Beat: 

"Thousands of Lead Pipes Tainting N.J. Water Will Be Replaced"

"Trenton Water Works — a 200-year-old utility that is owned and operated by the city and serves 217,000 customers in Trenton, Hamilton, Lawrence, Ewing and Hopewell Township — plans to spend $150 million over the next five years to replace more than 36,000 lead service lines in the water system."

Source: Newark Star-Ledger, 01/20/2020

Future of Nuclear Power Hangs in Balance of Climate, Costs

Safety has traditionally been the key question when discussing the realities of nuclear power. But in assessing the future of the nuclear industry amid debates over its potential to help tackle the climate crisis, the latest entry in our “2020 Journalists’ Guide to Energy & the Environment” reports that there may be an equally pressing concern. 

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Coal Train Protesters Target Big New England Coal Power Plant

"Climate activists halted a coal train bound for one of New England's last large coal-fired power plants by building a barricade on the tracks and sitting on it for about eight hours this week. The delay was temporary, but it was the fifth time activists had stopped a coal train in the region in less than a month."

Source: InsideClimate News, 01/07/2020

As Catch Drops, Lobstermen Take Hard Line vs. Right Whale Protections

"Their catch this year has plummeted, while their exports to China have been gutted by the trade war. The government has imposed strict quotas on their primary bait. And they’re facing serious lawsuits that could affect how they fish."

Source: Boston Globe, 01/03/2020


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