Category Archives: News Notes
Journalists wanting to learn more about solar energy may want to tap into the Solar Power Conference & Expo, scheduled for October 13-16 in San Diego.
U-Dub Plans ‘World’s Largest’ Environmental College; Bainbridge Institute Certification Program Targets Writing
Two new higher-education initiatives in the Pacific Northwest promise expanded opportunities for those interested in communications and natural resources and environmental issues.
An economic analysis prepared for the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and released to influence congressional consideration of greenhouse “cap-and-trade” legislation estimates that “if present trends continue,” total costs of damages from climate change in the U.S. could total as [...]
This year’s college graduates face an uncertain jobs market, let alone those moving forward with undergraduate or graduate degrees in journalism, given the news room buyouts and layoffs roiling the mainstream print and broadcast media.
Officials representing institutional investors controlling some $2.3 trillion in assets are asking Senate Democratic and Republican leaders to pass “strong national climate legislation” providing “legal, regulatory, and market certainty.”
The four finalists announced as remaining candidates for the 2008 $75,000 Grantham Prize for Excellence in Reporting on the Environment include three entries dealing primarily with global climate change.
Journalists and scientists experienced with climate change science won’t learn much new from the 2008 edition of the National Academies’ “Understanding and Responding to Climate Change,” a highlight of reports by the National Academies of Sciences and Engineering and their [...]