Reporting Earth is a one-day, online Journalism summit held on 21 September, a week ahead of the Youth Summit of the UN Climate Change Conference, to share best practice and generate actionable ideas for reporting the climate crisis for young people.
Hosted by Falmouth University, and partnering with news innovation lab Fathm, the summit will include:
- Keynote speakers from the climate science and journalism fields
- Panel discussions with journalists and innovators, reporting the climate in new ways and using new formats
- Professional pitch/feedback workshops on prototype ideas for reporting the climate for a young, international audience
|9:15||Welcome||Huw Lewis-Jones - Associate Professor of Environment and Culture, Falmouth University|
|9:20||Keynote – Profiling risk: translating climate science and impact for the affected generation.||Gail Whiteman - Director Arctic Basecamp; Professor of Sustainability, Exeter University|
|9:30||Q&A with Gail Whiteman||Gail Whiteman and Huw Lewis-Jones|
Prototype Showcase Session 1 & Q&A.
Two bursary winners present their prototypes to feedback from editors and the assembled audience.
Nick Clark - Environment Editor at Al Jazeera English
Megan Darby - Editor of Climate Home News
|10:30||Panel: What can journalists learn from activists about communicating the climate crisis for a young audience?||Moderator: Maeve Campbell - Deputy Editor Euronews Green
Mitzi Jonelle Tan - Philippines climate justice activist
Evelyn Acham - Uganda Climate Activist, National Coordinator for the Rise up Movement
Kira Taylor -Energy and Environment Reporter Euractiv, Falmouth Journalism class of 2020
Liam Geary Baulch - XR Media Team
|11:00||Panel Q&A & Interactive Audience||
Moderator: Maeve Campbell
Mitzi Jonelle Tan
Liam Geary Baulch
|11:30||Panel: How can journalists best report the science of the climate crisis for a general audience?'||
Richard Betts - Chair in Climate Impacts at the University of Exeter and Head of Climate Impacts in the Met Office Hadley Centre
Lina Yassin - Sudan Journalist at ClimateTracker.org
Laurie Goering - Climate Change Editor, Head of Climate Programme at the Thomson Reuters Foundation
Prototype Showcase Session 2 & Q&A.
Three bursary winners present their prototypes to feedback from editors and the assembled audience.
Moderator: Ed Kiernan
|14:00||Closing panel: Stacy Feldman in conversation with Alec Luhn||
Moderator: Fara Warner – Solutions Journalism Network
Stacy Feldman - Founder The Boulder Reporting Lab and co-founder InsideClimate News
Alec Luhn – Vice News
|14:30||Closing Keynote: Charlotte Maher, introduced by Huw Lewis-Jones||
Charlotte Maher - Environmental Lead at Hashtag Our Stories