February 3, 2020 to March 1, 2020

Investigative Reporting in the Digital Age

This free Knight Center at the University of Texas at Austin course, designed for both beginner journalists and advanced investigators, will be taught by a team of four investigative journalists with decades of experience in investigating everything from political corruption to environmental hazards to human rights atrocities.

Topics on the Beat: 

"A Methane Leak, Seen From Space, Proves to Be Far Larger Than Thought"

"The first satellite designed to continuously monitor the planet for methane leaks made a startling discovery last year: A little known gas-well accident at an Ohio fracking site was in fact one of the largest methane leaks ever recorded in the United States."

Source: NY Times, 12/17/2019

"Transmission: Renewables 'Hit A Wall' In Saturated Upper Midwest Grid"

"The Clean Grid Alliance — which includes renewable developers, environmental groups, turbine maker Vestas Wind Systems A/S and Google LLC — says transmission congestion threatens to dramatically slow renewable energy development. And that could have a ripple effect that goes far beyond keeping the lights on."

Source: EnergyWire, 12/13/2019


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