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Climate Tracker Specials Asia – A Green New Deal
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.
Climate Tracker Specials: A Green New Deal EP01
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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.
EP 15: The blurred lines between journalism and activism with Julie Bourdin
In this episode, we talk to Julie Bourdin a French and South African multimedia journalist whose work is focused on migration and human rights. She shared her experience as an activist and a journalist and the blurred lines between the two.
EP 14: Comparing environmental crises in Pakistan and the U.S. with Quratulain Tejani
With over 100,000 newspapers across 21 languages and over 1 billion readers in India, Seema is passionate and hopeful about the future of climate journalism in India, even in what seems to be a shifting political climate.
EP 13: Comparing environmental crises in Pakistan and the U.S. with Quratulain Tejani
In this episode, we talk to Quratulain Tejani, a climate journalist from Karachi, Pakistan who is currently in New York studying a masters in Journalism. She shares her journey and what it’s like to compare environmental crises in Pakistan and the United States.
EP 12: Connecting climate and human rights stories in Bolivia with Claudia Belaunde
In this episode, we talk to Claudia Belaunde in Bolivia who got into journalism through a happy accident. She initially wanted to be a documentary filmmaker but was tapped into being a reporter to cover odd stories. But she proved her chops and is now reporting on climate, human rights, and politics.
EP 11: Drumming up interest in climate stories in Russia with Liubov Glazunova
In this episode, we talk to Russian Journalist Liubov Glazunova on how young journalists still write great stories even in her country’s authoritarian environment, Siberia’s fires, and how to deal with climate change deniers, even among so-called “scientific experts”.
EP 10: The impact of a Biden presidency on U.S. Climate Reporters with Ilana Cohen
In this episode, Chris Wright talks to Ilana Cohen, a journalist and activist in the United States who shared what she expects from a Biden presidency and how it might shift climate reporting in America.
EP 09: Being a Brazilian Journalist in the time of Bolsonaro with Meghie Rodrigues
We’ve come to our final episode for the year and we will be talking to Meghie Rodrigues of Brazil. In our interview, she shares the danger and difficulties journalists have to go through under the Bolsonaro administration.
EP 08: Life of a Freelance Journalist in Kenya with Dominic Kirui
This week, we talk to Dominic Kirui, a freelance journalist covering global development and climate change. He shares his experiences as a freelancer in Africa and the importance of a mentor to accelerate your journalism career.
EP 07: The importance of community-driven stories in the Philippines with Gaea Cabico
In this episode, we talk to Climate Tracker Fellow, Gaea Cabico. She tells us the importance of climate reporting in the Philippines, a country prone to natural disasters.
EP 06: Pushing for climate stories in Egypt with Rahma Diaa Youssef
In this episode, Climate Tracker Founder Chris Wright talks to Rahma Diaa Youssef, a freelance journalist in Egypt as she tells how difficult it is for climate journalists to find news outlets that will be interested in publishing environmental issues in her country.
EP 05: Media censorship in Kazakhstan with Danara Ismetova
In this episode, we head over to Almaty in Kazakhstan to talk to one of our fellows, Danara Ismetova who tells us why self-censorship is rampant in Kazakhstan media.
EP 04: Cuba’s disaster preparedness with Eileen Sosin
In this episode, Climate Tracker founder Chris Wright talked to Eileen Sosin to discuss Cuba’s policies on disaster risk reduction and how the country will be affected by a Biden presidency.
EP 03: The dangers of being a Kashmir journalist with Raqib Naik
In this episode, Climate Tracker Founder Chris Wright talks to Raqib Hameed Naik, a journalist in the Indian Administered Kashmir. He explains the dangers of being a journalist in Kashmir and why he continues to put his life at risk to be able to tell the story of his people.
EP 02: The future of Venice amid sea level rise with Marco Ranocchiari
The annual high tide water has returned to the Italian City of Venice but the much-awaited flood barrier system has kept the lagoon city dry. In this episode, Climate Tracker Founder Chris Wright talks to Italian geologist-turned-journalist Marco Ranocchiari on the future of Venice amid sea level rise.
EP 01: The next big shift in U.S. climate journalism
In this episode Climate Tracker Founder Chris Wright talks to Freelance Journalist and Climate Tracker Fellow Olivia Box about the next big shift in journalism in the United States.