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|Photo: Dale Willman
The Society of Environmental Journalists held a competitive application process for SEJ member journalists to attend an expenses-paid workshop, "Searching for Truth in the Age of Alternative Facts," to examine the changing landscape of environmental regulation in Dallas, Texas, April 20-23, 2017.
SEJers — 44 in all — heard from top experts in environmental law and the science of communicating to news consumers, as well as receiving training in FOIA, databases and key digital storytelling tools at the workshop, held alongside Earth Day Texas. Get the highlights in our report.
Deregulation Case Studies
Workshopping the Beat
“Regulatory Reform in the Trump Era” — a guide by the Environmental Law Institute
Administrative Procedure Act — used to remove recent regulations
The effect of the proposed Trump Administration budget, National Association of Clean Air Agencies
“The Congressional Review Act Assault on our Safeguards,” Center for Progressive Reform
“Rules at Risk (listing of CRA Resolutions),” Coalition for Sensible Safeguards
Legal Planet Resources Page
Overall theme of the information wars
Trump Rollback of Climate Policies Could be a Tough Slog
“Trump’s Attacks on the Media,” Time, commentary
“The Media Bubble Is Worse Than You Think,” Politico
Tavis Smiley interview with George Lakoff
The importance of unconscious thought, with George Lakoff
How to Help Trump: The Power of Repetition
A taxonomy of Trump Tweets
Legal Planet – environmental law blog from UC-Berkeley
History and Current Status of the EPA, Sean Hecht
“Why March for Science?” George Lakoff
“Measuring Global Warming Costs,” Washington Post
“Stopping Carbon Will Be Like Stopping Heroin Addiction,” CA Gov. Jerry Brown, Los Angeles Times
|Forty-four journalists attended the Dallas workshop. Both photos are courtesy of Dale Willman.
|Speaker George Lakoff is an author, linguist and cognitive scientist; Goldman Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Science and Linguistics, and director of the Center for the Neural Mind and Society at UC Berkeley.