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The Washington Post wins the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting for groundbreaking climate change coverage

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Silence of the climate watchdogs

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Longtime Tampa Bay Times reporter Craig Pittman speaking in 2016. Pittman was laid off this month. (Credit: Florida Sea Grant)

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Opening plenary at the annual conference of the Society of Environmental Journalists in Fort Collins, Colo., 2019. (Credit: Colorado State University)

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It's an epic birth story that is, in all probability, also a true one.

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Australia bushfires: Photos from journalists on the ground

The smoke from the raging bushfires has bathed many major cities in an eerie orange glow and created apocalyptic scenes of destruction across the continent.


Climate reporting in 2019: A year of warnings. And also hope

It was a big year for climate reporting, and not necessarily for the good news.


Is climate change driving migration from Central America?

You might have seen claims that climate change is driving migration out of Central America. Climate researchers urge caution about that narrative.
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