On Jan. 27, the National Geographic Society will host a virtual webinar to discuss the Society of Environmental Journalists' "2021 Journalists' Guide to Energy & Environment" report, which will be released that day.
The free webinar will begin at 1 p.m. ET and will feature a keynote address by Gina McCarthy, the incoming White House National Climate Advisor and former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. Neela Banerjee, supervising climate editor at National Public Radio, will moderate, and Jeff Berardelli, a meteorologist and climate specialist at CBS News, will interview participants. Panelists will offer predictions for the year ahead. They include: Yvette Cabrera, a senior staff writer at Environmental Justice and Grist; Sammy Roth, a staff writer at the Los Angeles Times; and Mark Trahant, the editor of Indian Country Today.
Participants can choose from these breakout rooms:
- Unshackling EPA with Cheryl Hogue and Laura Paskus
- Department of Interior: Making History and Undoing the Past with Judy Fahys and Emily Gertz
- Climate & Energy: The Year Ahead for Biden's Climate Strike Force with Michael Kodas and Kathi Kowalski
- Generational Justice: The Year Ahead for the Youth Climate Movement with Meera Subramanian and TBA