As you cover environmental and climate change issues remember: Nothing in science is ever fully definitive. There is still much to be discovered and understood. And keep in mind that covering policy is a little different from covering science.
Here are some ways to explore your coverage:
Look for divisiveness: Policy experts will disagree on major policy questions, which makes it a fruitful area for developing story ideas. And on a local level, climate policy is likely to involve efforts to adapt to emerging climate changes.