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DEADLINE: Banff Centre's Adventure Filmmakers Workshop

This Banff Centre workshop, Oct 25-Nov 3, 2024, provides the opportunity for independent and emerging filmmakers to turn projects into reality, guided by two of the world’s premier adventure filmmakers. Deadline: Jul 17, 2024.

DEADLINE: Banff Centre's Mountain Writers Intensive

The Banff Centre's Mountain Writers Intensive, Oct 23-Nov 12, 2024, offers writers an opportunity to work on mountain, landscape or environmentally themed writing projects, under the guidance of two celebrated faculty. Deadline: Jul 17, 2024.

DEADLINE: Journalismfund.eu Fossil Fuels Programme

This Journalismfund.eu program is aimed at cross-border teams of professional journalists and/or newsrooms to investigate and document unreported activities by European fossil fuel companies and their proxies within and beyond the continent. Next deadline: Apr 25, 2024.

#SEJSpotlight: Britny Cordera, Reporter, StateImpact Oklahoma

Meet SEJ member Britny (Bee) Cordera! Bee is a published poet, nonfiction writer, and emerging journalist who investigates the intersections between environment, climate change, and pop culture. She reports for StateImpact Oklahoma with an emphasis on science and environment.

Making Cement Damages The Climate. One Solution Is Opening In California

"It’s a major contributor to climate change — the way buildings and roads are made with concrete. It’s also a problem that’s growing as more of the world develops. So the race has been on to find solutions for a material that’s responsible for roughly 8% of global carbon dioxide emissions."

Source: AP, 04/15/2024

US Bets On Climate-Friendly Farming; Experts Doubt It Is Friendly Enough

"President Joe Biden's administration is offering farmers money for adopting practices that store carbon in the soil to fight climate change, but Reuters interviews with soil science experts and a review of U.S. Department of Agriculture research indicate doubt that the approach will be effective."

Source: Reuters, 04/15/2024

"Biden Is Stalling On A Rule That Would Save Americans Nearly $1.5 Billion"

"With just over six months before the election, at least one major Biden proposal appears to be stalled: an update to the federal housing rules that agency experts estimate would save homeowners nearly three times more money on energy bills than it would add to construction costs, spread out over a 30-year mortgage."

Source: HuffPost, 04/15/2024

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