Deadline Reporting on Climate Change

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Top Deadline Reporting Resources


Fourth (U.S.) National Climate Assessment
A 2018 U.S. government report covering communities, economy, interconnected impacts, actions to reduce risk, water, health, indigenous people, ecosystems, agriculture, infrastructure, oceans, coasts and tourism/recreation.

Climate Matters
A climate reporting resource program that offers journalists free data, text and visual materials on climate impacts and solutions. Its Extreme Weather Toolkits are journalist-specific fact sheets that cover coastal flooding, drought, extreme heat, heavy rain and flooding, severe weather, snow and ice, tropical weather and wildfires. An initiative of Climate Central, an independent organization of leading scientists and journalists conducting surveys, scientific research and reporting on climate and its impacts.

This service, from the American Association for the Advancement of Science, provides "scientific expertise and context on deadline," with fact sheets (hurricanes, heat waves, torrential rain, cold snaps, wildfires) and reporter referrals to scientists.

Climate Signals
Data and fact sheets on heat waves, flooding, wildfires, droughts and hurricanes from the nonprofit Climate Nexus.

Earth Journalism Network Reporter Resources
Training resources, toolkits and online guides on climate topics through Earth Journalism Network, a project of Internews.

500 Women Scientists
This grassroots support network of women scientists has a searchable database listing hundreds of female climate change experts.

Climate Science Rapid Response Team
A match-making service to connect over 160 university or government climate scientists in the United States and abroad with the media.

Climate in the US Experience
An interactive tool that showcases national and localized climate fluctuations and historical frequencies of severe weather put together by USAFacts, a not-for-profit, nonpartisan civic initiative that makes it easy to access and understand U.S. government data.


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