Posts by A. Adam Glenn

About A. Adam Glenn

Adam is an award-winning digital news veteran, consultant and educator based in New York. An environmental journalist for the last 25 years, he is founder and editor of the Reporter’s Guide to Climate Adaptation and the climate news service AdaptNY, as well as editor of SEJournal Online, the weekly news magazine of the Society of Environmental Journalists. Adam has held posts with a wide variety of print and digital news media in New York and Washington, most recently as senior producer at in New York, where he ran health, science, technology and business coverage. As a consultant and media trainer, his clients have included the United Nations, the International Center for Journalists, the charitable foundations Autism Speaks and the Shelley and Donald Rubin Foundation, as well as publishers like Rodale Inc. He served as associate professor professor at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, and has held adjunct faculty positions in digital media at the Columbia Journalism School, and in science, health and environment reporting at NYU Journalism School. Adam has received numerous awards and fellowships, including a Knight News Challenge Grant, a Ford Environmental Journalism Fellowship to teach in India, and an Environmental Media Fellowship at the Vermont Law School. Adam holds a masters degree in international affairs/environmental policy from the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy in Boston, and is a graduate of the journalism program at Boston University. He currently lives in the Lower Hudson River Valley with his teenage daughter.

Environmental journalists have a new beat: Coping with climate disaster

As Hurricane Sandy bore down on the Connecticut coast late October of 2012 and Gov. Dannel Malloy pled with residents to find high ground, reporter Neena Satija couldn’t shake one thought: “We are clearly not prepared for this." Sandy passed, and sheer luck spared the state the worst of its impacts. But did officials acknowledge the averted disaster? Not … Read More
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