Friday, August 08, 2014

Registration deadline approaching for free science journalist seminars on climate change

The Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting is offering journalists a pair of free science seminars on covering climate change. The seminars are scheduled for Sept. 18-19 in Chicago.

"Climate Change and the News: Seminar for News Editors" will focus on what news audiences need to know about climate change and how communities are tackling the issue. The registration deadline is Aug. 25.

"Climate Change and the News: Impact in the Great Lakes" will concentrate on the physical basis for climate change science; effects of climate change on water quality and supply in the Great Lakes region; relationships between climate change and extreme weather events; impacts of climate change upon Great Lake fisheries, forests and agriculture; public health challenges raised by climate change; and how climate change is driving policy and economic decisions in the region. The registration deadline is Aug. 18. (Read more)

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