You know about climate change in the US and Europe? But what’s happening in Indonesia? What about Tunisia? Get out of your bubble each week and hear the stories that matter to young climate reporters around the world. This is Climate Tracker Weekly.
Latest Episode: Shaping climate narratives in Italy with Marta Vigano
Marta was a part of our New Media Fellowship where she has been investigating the impact of Climate Change on mental health and the role of the Catholic church in shaping national climate narratives in Italy. She also recently published a collaborative story on Climate Tracker focusing on the environmental impacts of the global coffee trade from Guatemala to Italy.
CLIMATE TRACKER WEEKLY EPISODES
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EP18: Pushing for youth participation
in shaping climate policies in Kenya with Kevin Lunzalu
Now, let’s head over to Nairobi – known to some as the green city of the sun, where we meet Kevin Lunzalu. He is a young environmental researcher who is one of our wildcard fellows, trying to build up his experience in the world of journalism and make a real impact in his home country of Kenya.
EP17: How journalism helps
community building in Guatemala with Jody Garcia
After turning her back on her job at an accounting firm to pursue journalism, Jody landed her dream job at a national newspaper, little did she know she would be asked to interview a convicted murderer, and one Guatemala’s most prominent gangsters on her first day.
Ep 16: Writing about indigenous communities in Thailand with
In this episode we talk to Lynn Ocharoenchai, a journalist and a youth leader from Thailand. She started her career in journalism at the age of 18, and shared why she believes so strongly that it’s important to highlight indigenous communities in writing great climate stories.
CLIMATE TRACKER SPECIALS
Climate Tracker Specials Asia is a new podcast series taking a deep dive into the media industry in the region. It features researchers and journalists as they talk about the latest trends in newsrooms across the region. Check out our latest episodes below!
Climate Tracker Specials Asia: Has COVID-19 shifted the media discourse on plastics in Southeast Asia?
The surge in plastic use in Southeast Asia is why we at Climate Tracker, in partnership with global movement Break Free from Plastic, attempted to assess media coverage of plastics in Southeast Asia before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. We looked at articles published in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, and the Philippines from March 2019 to February 2021. In this episode, researchers from across the region shared their findings and the long-term change they want to see in the media discourse of plastics.
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Climate Tracker Specials Asia: Fueling the Tiger Cubs
This is part of Climate Tracker’s most ambitious media research project so far, supported by the Stanley Center for Peace and Security. In these episodes, Mai Hoang talks to media researchers from Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines about how news outlets in the countries are covering coal and renewables.
Climate Tracker Specials: Fueling the Tiger Cubs EP03
This is part of Climate Tracker’s multi-country Journalism and Media Research Fellowship in Southeast Asia supported by the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung. In these episodes, Chris Wright and Mai Hoang talk to a researchers and journalists from Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines about green growth in their countries in the time of COVID-19. Check out the full report here.