The climate crisis affecting millions around the world, and threatening millions more in the near future, is the biggest story that we as journalists will have to cover.
Journalists are being called on to explain the causes of climate change, investigate those responsible for environmental harm and tell the stories of those living with its effects, while presenting mitigation strategies and solutions - never has this beat been more important.
What is Reporting Earth?
Reporting Earth is a one-day, online Journalism summit held on 21 September 2021, a week ahead of the Youth Summit of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 26), to share best practice and generate actionable ideas for reporting the climate crisis for young people. Hosted by the University of Falmouth, partnering with news innovation lab Fathm the summit will include :
- Keynote speakers from climate science and journalism
- Panel discussions with journalists reporting climate in new ways, using new formats
- Professional pitch / feedback workshops on prototype ideas for reporting climate for a young, international audience
Reporting Earth journalism summit 2021
On 21 September, we held our Reporting Earth online journalism summit, designed to coincide with 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.
Read all about the event below.
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