Ensia Mentor Program

The Ensia Mentor Program offers scientists and aspiring environmental journalists an opportunity to build their communication skills and professional network by creating an article, video, image gallery, infographic or other work on a topic of their choice for Ensia under the guidance of an experienced communicator. How It Works An Ensia mentorship begins with an application from …

Cornell Launches Free Climate Change Course Online — September 11-October 1, 2017

FREE Climate Change Science, Communication, and Action Online Course Course Dates: September 11-October 1, 2017 Registration Link: https://cornell.qualtrics.com/jfe5/form/SV_d68I902D6SPzts1 Questions? E-mail civicecologylab@gmail.com Format You will learn about basic climate change science, impacts, communication strategies, and actions. You will participate in weekly online discussions and complete short quizzes and compete a final project in which you apply what you …

Scientist asked to remove ‘climate change’ from grant blames ‘the ongoing politicization of science’

Read the full story in the Washington Post. See also "DOE denies it has policy to remove ‘climate change’ from agency materials" in Science. A Northeastern University researcher who was asked to remove any reference to climate change from her Energy Department grant proposal said Monday that she had posted the letter publicly “because I found …

Southern Environmental Law Center Calls for Submissions for Phil Reed Environmental Writing Awards

The Southern Environmental Law Center is now accepting submissions for the 2018 Phillip D. Reed Environmental Writing Awards. Nominations are welcome from anyone, including readers, authors, and publishers. Presented each year during the Virginia Festival of the Book, the Reed Awards recognize outstanding writing on the southern environment in two categories: Book, for works of nonfiction (not self-published) …