Technology

July 27, 2022 to July 28, 2022

NSF Convergence Accelerator Expo 2022

The National Science Foundation’s annual portfolio showcase event is free and open to the public. The virtual event features 45+ innovation solutions focused on societal impact, including environmental topics such as seafood sustainability, wildfires, biodegradable plastics, urban flooding, climate insights and more.

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June 16, 2022 to July 25, 2022

Workshops: Digital Safety Snacks

This series features bite-sized videos and four half-hour hands-on workshops to protect writers and journalists from doxing, hacking and other abusive tactics. The weekly series launches June 13 and is co-organized by PEN America, the International Women’s Media Foundation and the Online News Association.

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"Biden to Pause New Solar Tariffs as WH Aims to Encourage Adoption"

"The Biden administration on Monday announced a two-year pause on imposing any new tariffs on the solar industry, a decision that follows an outcry from importers who have complained the levies are threatening broader adoption of solar energy in the United States."

Source: NYTimes, 06/07/2022
June 2, 2022

Mongabay's Environmental Data Journalism Webinar

During this webinar, panelists from Global Forest Watch, Planet and Mongabay will introduce technologies to track forest changes in near-real-time; show how the data can be used by journalists; and answer questions from participants. 6:00-7:15 p.m. ET.

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Global Satellite Data IDs Tensions Between Food Production, Biodiversity

A recent study of global cropland expansion highlights several trends that are ripe with environmental news stories. One finding: New farm fields have taken over an area the size of Texas and California combined since the start of the century, an expansion primarily affecting biodiversity-rich natural ecosystems, with Africa leading the cropland boom. Freelancer Gabriel Popkin explores the latest data and the reporting possibilities.

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