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4 guidelines for writing about climate change

The climate story has moved beyond science and is increasingly local. It touches communities and coverage in new ways every day. As you cover the topic in your area, here are some guidelines for your reporting. Do not conflate science and policy. They are separate things. Science informs policymaking but it does not dictate what policies should be chosen. Read More
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Covering Climate Change

As the climate change story has expanded, so has the journalistic coverage. But you don't need to be an expert environmental reporter to cover the topic. Here's one key principle for your reporting: Do not conflate science and policy. They are separate things. Science informs policymaking but it does not dictate what policies should be chosen. If a … Read More
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Columbia names winners of Oakes Award for Environmental Reporting

Romenesko Misc. The $5,000 first place award goes to The Center for Public Integrity’s International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and the BBC’s International News Service for their collaborative investigation of the asbestos market. Second place goes to The New Orleans Times-Picayune for its extensive and enterprising coverage of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Dan Egan wins third-place honors for "Great Lakes, Great Peril: A Road Map to Restoration." Read More
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