State of the Planet

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Science Journalism

  • Coming This Fall: Opinion Writing Workshop for Alumni

    Coming This Fall: Opinion Writing Workshop for Alumni

    The five-week workshop for alumni of the Climate School and the School of Professional Studies will be taught by science journalist Claudia Dreifus.

  • Earth Institute Announces Resilience Media Project

    Earth Institute Announces Resilience Media Project

    The project will boost newsroom capacity to go beyond reporting on disasters after they strike, to envision preventative and adaptive solutions.

  • Science Journalists and the Data Revolution

    Science Journalists and the Data Revolution

    Journalist Cheryl Philips described using publicly accessible records of infrastructure assessments done by the Department of Transportation in Washington State to map the most vulnerable bridges and to tell the story behind a bridge that collapsed, killing several people. John Bohannon of Science Magazine used iPython coding to send a fake journal article to close…

Banner featuring a collage of extreme heat images.

Recent record-breaking heat waves have affected communities across the world. The Extreme Heat Workshop will bring together researchers and practitioners to advance the state of knowledge, identify community needs, and develop a framework for evaluating risks with a focus on climate justice. Register by June 15

  • Coming This Fall: Opinion Writing Workshop for Alumni

    Coming This Fall: Opinion Writing Workshop for Alumni

    The five-week workshop for alumni of the Climate School and the School of Professional Studies will be taught by science journalist Claudia Dreifus.

  • Earth Institute Announces Resilience Media Project

    Earth Institute Announces Resilience Media Project

    The project will boost newsroom capacity to go beyond reporting on disasters after they strike, to envision preventative and adaptive solutions.

  • Science Journalists and the Data Revolution

    Science Journalists and the Data Revolution

    Journalist Cheryl Philips described using publicly accessible records of infrastructure assessments done by the Department of Transportation in Washington State to map the most vulnerable bridges and to tell the story behind a bridge that collapsed, killing several people. John Bohannon of Science Magazine used iPython coding to send a fake journal article to close…