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How environmental journalism is surviving — and thriving — in an unstable world

Meera Subramanian, President of the Society of Environmental Journalists, discusses the group's efforts to support reporters during a time of turmoil.

Living on Earth: Beyond the Headlines

Environmental Health News editor Peter Dykstra and Host Bobby Bascomb discuss the one brief nod to the environment in President Trump's State of the Union speech. Also, a locust plague of biblical proportions is threatening livelihoods and food security for millions in the Horn of Africa.

The William Perry Pendley rehabilitation tour

The ethically challenged acting director of the BLM made an appearance at the Society of Environmental Journalists conference to discuss his radical record.

New EPA rule could expand number of Trump officials weighing in on FOIA requests

More political appointees at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) could soon have the authority to weigh in on public information requests.

The climate crisis is a story for every beat

Ten years ago, climate journalist Brian Kahn watched coverage of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. At the time, the momentum seemed unstoppable. There were negotiations over a global framework for tackling climate change. Climate scientists' conclusions in reports leading up to the meeting were stark and urgent. \


WEBCAST: The 2019 journalists' guide to energy and environment

Join top environment and energy reporters from the Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) for a look ahead at the year's biggest stories in the field. SEJ will launch its annual report, "The Journalists' Guide to Energy and Environment."

Journalism, science students taught to tune their B.S. detectors

​When it comes to nosing out the real “fake news,” reporters who cover environment, health and science have a long history of unmasking hype, misinformation and propaganda. The latest EJ Academy shares a new initiative to teach budding journalism and science students together, so they can be advocates for science and information literacy.
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Take a peek into issues shaping the environment & energy in 2018 - Today, 3p EST

Want a glimpse at what issues are on top environmental journalists minds as we head into 2018? The Society of Environmental Journalists convenes an annual roundtable discussing key events shaping the energy and environment beats. You don't want to miss it.

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RIP Paul Nyden, pioneering environmental journalist.

Paul J. Nyden, a longtime Charleston Gazette investigative reporter who detailed coal industry abuses and government corruption, died Saturday after a short illness. He was 72.
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