Celebrating Local Climate Change Reporting

Sep 11, 2019

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There is a lot going on in the world of climate change this month, meaning a big opportunity for climate change coverage. Covering Climate Now (Sept. 15-23), Climate Week NYC (Sept. 23 to 29), and the the United Nations Climate Action Summit. Plus, September 25 marks the release of the IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate, authored by more than 100 scientists from more than 30 countries.   

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To support your storytelling—for these events and beyond—we’ve pulled together a celebration of local climate change reporting. Here’s what you’ll find:

A top 10 list of climate change story ideas (and accompanying links to essential Climate Central resources)

  • Techniques for turning the global climate issue into local stories
  • Tips from our colleagues who are reporting on climate and science
  • Exemplary local climate stories sent in by your peers
  • Resources from around the web on the science of climate change

Whether you’re new to covering climate or are a seasoned pro, we hope this collection will inspire and continue to be a resource going forward.