“Anytime we’ve had to do something hard in human history, we’ve needed the public to understand and get on board with this future. And so, what we’re trying to do is quite simply to reach mainstream audiences…become America’s first mainstream climate brand and reach people who do have a level of concern and awareness about… Continue reading Climate News For The Masses – Anna Robertson, The Cool Down
“People have competing interests…(so) move beyond lazy labeling…a reporter’s job is to provide context…undergirded by data and statistics….Be a little fearless.” Soledad O’Brien The Dakota Access Pipeline fight, hurricanes, droughts, earthquakes… the BP Oil Spill, the potential cuts to the EPA budget and rollback of the Clean Water and Clean Air Acts…Journalists rush to cover… Continue reading Environmental Journalism – Soledad O’Brien, Hearst TV & Former CNN Anchor
“There are environmental issues that are very important to people on a local level…(but they are) being covered (by the local news media) based on everyday issues in local communities… because it affects tourism, it affects the economy, it affects a lot of things, not to mention the places that we live…(and) because it affects… Continue reading The Press, Climate & Diversity – Wanda Lloyd, Author, ‘Coming Full Circle: From Jim Crow to Journalism,’ Former News Executive
The Trump administration is unabashedly pro-fossil fuels and anti-clean energy, yet the Energy Dept. has historically invested heavily in clean energy technologies and incentives, including regulations and in trade policies. In addition, many top Energy Dept. roles are still vacant. What’s going on?
What should we watch to find out how we’ll fuel our energy-dependent economy and what companies should prepare for? Listen to top energy reporter Christa Marshall of Greenwire and E & E News share her insights on these issues to Green Connections Radio host Joan Michelson in this enlightening conversation.