Climate Change

"Nicholas, Now Tropical Storm, Dumps Rain Along Gulf Coast"

"Tropical Storm Nicholas hit the Texas coast early Tuesday as a hurricane and dumped more than a foot (30.5 centimeters) of rain along the the same area swamped by Hurricane Harvey in 2017, drenching storm-battered Louisiana and bringing the potential for life-threatening flash floods across the Deep South."

Source: AP, 09/14/2021

Where Canada’s Federal Parties Stand On Three Big Climate Issues

"Canadians who watched the English-language leaders’ debate learned little about the differences between the climate policies of Justin Trudeau’s Liberals, Erin O’Toole’s Conservatives, Jagmeet Singh’s NDP and Annamie Paul’s Greens. Here’s what the federal election debate missed".

Source: The Narwhal, 09/14/2021

"Committee OKs Methane Fee, Launches Debate On Climate Plan"

"The Energy and Commerce Committee advanced parts of its sprawling budget reconciliation bill in a marathon markup yesterday but punted until later today a fight over Democrats’ marquee climate policy."

Source: E&E News, 09/14/2021

"Out West, Biden Points To Wildfires To Push For Big Rebuild"

"President Joe Biden on Monday used his first Western swing in office to hold out the wildfires burning across the region as an argument for his $3.5 trillion rebuilding plans, calling year-round fires and other extreme weather a climate change reality the nation can no longer ignore."

Source: AP, 09/14/2021

"Emails, Docs Show TVA’s Ties To Fight Against Federal Regs"

"The statement from the Tennessee Valley Authority’s chief executive sounded straightforward. In “no instances,” Jeff Lyash assured members of Congress two years ago, had the federal power giant given a utility industry trade group the go-ahead to represent it in court challenges to stricter air pollution regulations."

Source: E&E News, 09/14/2021

Interactivity Advances Environmental Storytelling, Part III — Exemplary Examples

View our shortlist of outstanding interactive environmental journalism projects, in this three-part EJ Insight. Plus, in Part I, a walking tour of the world of interactive storytelling, and Part II, a Q&A with Hannah Fairfield, climate editor for The New York Times, and one of the leading practitioners of new interactive storytelling techniques.

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Interactivity Advances Environmental Storytelling, Part II — Hannah Fairfield Q&A

Hannah Fairfield, climate editor for The New York Times, is one of the leading practitioners of new techniques of interactive storytelling on the environment. SEJournal interviews her for a three-part EJ Insight. Also see Part I, a walking tour of the world of interactive storytelling and Part III, a shortlist of outstanding projects.

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Interactivity Advances Environmental Storytelling, Part I

Decades worth of technical advances, used creatively by journalists, have led to a world of “wow” storytelling, including on the environmental news front. In the new EJ Insight column, SEJournal’s own Joe Davis takes you on a walking tour of the world of interactive storytelling. Plus, an interview with Hannah Fairfield of The New York Times, a leader in the burgeoning field, and our own shortlist of outstanding projects to view.

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