Energy & Fuel

April 28, 2024

DEADLINE: MIT Environmental Solutions Journalism Fellowships

These four-month nonresident fellowships support freelance or staff journalists associated with U.S. local/regional newsrooms in developing a high-impact news project that connects local perspectives, values and priorities with climate change science and solutions. Receive scientific, design and financial support. Deadline: Apr 28, 2024.


"FBI Sent Several Informants To Standing Rock Protests, Court Documents Show"

"Up to 10 informants managed by the FBI were embedded in anti-pipeline resistance camps near the Standing Rock Sioux Indian Reservation at the height of mass protests against the Dakota Access pipeline in 2016."

Source: Grist, 03/19/2024

"U.S. Approves $500 Million for Bahrain Oil Project, Despite Opposition"

"A federal bank that finances projects overseas voted Thursday to put $500 million toward an oil and gas project in Bahrain, a transaction that critics said was out of step with President Biden’s climate commitments."

Source: NYTimes, 03/19/2024

Clean Electricity? These Are The Overlooked Elected Officials Who Decide.

"On a Tuesday morning in January, college student Aurora Gray stepped up to the podium in a windowless room in Atlanta, around the corner from the state capitol building. In front of her sat a five-member panel of elected officials that oversees how and where nearly every Georgia resident gets their power."

Source: Yale Climate Connections, 03/18/2024

"Navajos Worry Uranium Superfund Addition Is a False EPA Promise"

"Trust is in short supply that the EPA will follow through on promises to clean up uranium mine contamination that has sickened generations of Navajo people, tribal members told agency officials visiting a contaminated mining area on Friday in Arizona."

Source: Bloomberg Environment, 03/18/2024


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