Climate Tracker Weekly | Podcast with Journalists Around the World

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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: Re-Energizing Climate Reporting
in the Philippines EP05

In this episode, we talk to two journalists in the city of Davao – the largest city in the Philippines and the hometown of its current president, Rodrigo Duterte. Yas Ocampo and Marcos Mordeno of MindaNews talked about why they think writing about the environment is important, especially in a city where all eyes are glued to local politics.

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CLIMATE TRACKER WEEKLY EPISODES

Check out our most recent episodes below!

EP20: Journalism and Women empowerment in Kenya with Cece Siago

This week, we are talking to Cece Siago, a Kenyan journalist – passionate about women empowerment and gender equality. We talk about the impacts of climate change in Kenya and what are the stories she is planning to write in the future.

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EP19: 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. 

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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.   

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CLIMATE TRACKER SPECIALS ASIA

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: Re-Energizing Climate Reporting in the Philippines

EP01: The role of religion and the church in fighting climate change

In this episode, Biena Magbitang talks to Joe Torres and Mark Zaludes of LiCAS news on the importance of religion in the climate conversation and the role of the church in our fight against climate change.

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EP02: The importance of mentorship for climate journalists

In this episode, we talk to Jonathan de Santos and Gaea Cabico of Philstar.com about their relationship as editor – reporter and why mentorship is important in the journalism world today.

Note: The speakers in this episode are switching between English and Filipino.

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EP03: The challenges of visualizing climate stories

In this episode, we talk about digital and video journalism with Reynald Ramirez and Alfredo Ruzol of ABS-CBN News to tackle the challenges of visualizing and simplifying climate issues.

Note: The speakers in this episode are switching between English and Filipino.

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EP04: Why Palawan is struggling with energy security

In this episode, we take you to Palawan a beautiful island in the Philippines but as Joel Contrivida tells us it has been struggling with energy security.

Note: The speakers in this episode are switching between English and Filipino.

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EP05: The importance of covering local environmental stores

In this episode, we talk to two journalists in the city of Davao – the largest city in the Philippines and the hometown of its current president, Rodrigo Duterte. Yas Ocampo and Marcos Mordeno of MindaNews talked about why they think writing about the environment is important, especially in a city where all eyes are glued to local politics.

Note: The speakers in this episode are switching between English and Filipino.

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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

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Climate Tracker Specials: Fueling the Tiger Cubs EP01

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Climate Tracker Specials: Fueling the Tiger Cubs EP02

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