Deadline Reporting on Climate Change

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Top Deadline Reporting Resources


Fifth (U.S.) National Climate Assessment
A 2023 U.S. government report covering the latest climate change trends, with 17 different topical chapters on water, energy, land, forests and more, plus a series of regional chapters and chapters on adaptation and mitigation. The report also includes focus chapters on compound events, Western wildfires, COVID, supply chain risks and blue carbon.

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.

Covering Climate Now
A collaborative co-founded by the Columbia Journalism Review and The Nation in association with The Guardian and WNYC in 2019, CCNow offers resources, briefings and tips, journalists-only webinars, a Climate Beat newsletter, curated partner stories and a Slack space.

SciLine Climate Resources
This service, from the American Association for the Advancement of Science, provides "scientific expertise and context on deadline," with fact sheets (hurricanes, heat waves, extreme weather, cold snaps, wildfires and attribution science) and reporter referrals to scientists.

Climate Signals
Data and fact sheets on heat waves, flooding, wildfires, droughts and hurricanes, via a map-based interface, from the nonprofit Climate Nexus. Plus, a resource hub and information about attribution.

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 United States
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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