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As part of an initiative by the Society of Environmental Journalists on covering climate solutions, this special report offers a series of tipsheets and toolboxes focused on business-based solutions, nature-based solutions, ocean-based solutions and methane/energy-based solutions. Explore the special report and related webinars below.
Business-Based Solutions Tipsheet
Measuring the Impact of Corporate Commitments
Corporations may be taking steps to address climate change, but are they moving big enough and fast enough? And what are the prospects for greater regulatory oversight. We offer a tipsheet from journalist Megan Myscofski on how to cover business-based climate solutions. Plus, watch the video of a webinar on Better Business – Covering Corporate Climate Solutions.
Business-Based Solutions Resources
Corporations and Climate Change Toolbox
As corporations make major commitments to reducing climate emissions, journalists will need to be ready to investigate whether these efforts are contributing to a sustainable future, or simply greenwashing the same old dirty business. A resource toolbox on how to cover business-based climate solutions.
Nature-Based Solutions Tipsheet
Environmental Reporting Through an Indigenous Perspective
Indigenous communities that have tried to live in balance with nature have seen their practices largely ignored. But now many have turned to them for guidance. We offer a tipsheet from journalist Brian Bull on reporting on how Indigenous people use nature-based environmental solutions. Plus, watch the video of a webinar on Covering Climate Solutions — Indigenous Communities and Nature-Based Approaches.
Nature-Based Solutions Resources
Nature-Based and Native/Indigenous Perspectives Toolbox
As concerns over global warming, the endangerment of plant and animal species, and water rights escalate, many environmentalists are turning to Indigenous people for guidance. We take a closer look at resources for covering nature-based solutions and Indigenous people with reporter Brian Bull.
Methane Solutions Tipsheet
Methane, a Key Global Warming Source, Is Targeted by Nations
Carbon dioxide may get more attention, but the second-most damaging greenhouse gas, methane, is now the focus of a global pledge to cut emissions 30% by 2030. We take a closer look at methane with energy reporter Nushin Huq, with this primer on the climate-related problems of methane and the promise of methane-based solutions. Plus, watch the video of a webinar on Covering Climate Solutions: Containing and Monitoring Methane.
Methane Solutions Resources
Methane and Climate Change Toolbox
Levels of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, have doubled in the past 150 years due to human activity, particularly from fossil fuels and extensive farming. Check out this methane resource toolbox.
Ocean Solutions Tipsheet
Reporting Ocean Stories Is Key to Blue Literacy, Planetary Health
As part of a Society of Environmental Journalists publishing project focused on covering climate solutions, we take a closer look at ocean-based solutions. In this special tipsheet, ocean scientist and science writer Juli Berwald offers a primer on the climate-related challenges and possibilities in the global ocean’s physics, chemistry and biology. Plus, watch the video of a webinar on Oceans of Solutions — Covering 'Blue Climate' and Ocean-Based Climate Strategies.
Ocean Solutions Resources
Ocean and Climate Change Toolbox
Oceans and climate change intersect with many other issues, a crossover likely to be emphasized in the upcoming United Nations Ocean Conference and in future ocean-based climate discussions. This list of resources reflects some of that intersection in order to help environmental journalists better cover the field of “blue climate” solutions.