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Meet our fellows at COP24

[vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]We did it again. Our global COP24 campaigns this year resulted in more than 1500 applications and 400 new articles published in over 50 countries. After a long selection process that included rating articles and conducting personal interviews, Climate Tracker was finally able to choose these eleven awesome Journalism Fellows that will join us at COP24. Seven Fellows were top-ranking participants in the global campaign, while four came from region-specific selection processes. 

Make sure to follow their stories on social media![/vc_column_text][divider line_type=”No Line”][divider line_type=”No Line”][vc_text_separator title=”MARÍA JULIA ARANA, ARGENTINA”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/2″][image_with_animation image_url=”54066″ alignment=”” animation=”Fade In”][/vc_column][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]@M_Juli

María Julia Arana is an independent journalist specialized in environment, sustainability and climate change. She is press manager at ComunicaRSE, the first Hispanic online media specialized in Sustainable Development. She is also a freelance journalist who writes articles about climate change on media such as Clarín (Argentina) and La Razón (Bolivia).

Check out her work here: http://claves21.com.ar/g20-gas-vaca-muerta-energia-renovable/[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″][divider line_type=”No Line”][vc_text_separator title=”SHARON TSHIPA, BOTSWANA”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/2″][image_with_animation image_url=”54067″ alignment=”” animation=”Fade In”][/vc_column][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]@SharonTshipa

Sharon Tshipa is an international multimedia journalist based in Botswana and an award winning fiction writer and development scholar. She works as a part time journalists for Xinhua News Agency, Botswana Bureau and freelances for several local and international media houses like Weekend Post, Global Post, Agence France Presse, and Juka Africa Agency among others.

Read one of her articles: https://www.newsday.co.zw/2018/08/botswanas-role-in-addressing-climate-change-raises-eyebrows/[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″][divider line_type=”No Line”][vc_text_separator title=”MANKA BEHL, INDIA”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/2″][image_with_animation image_url=”54064″ alignment=”” animation=”Fade In”][/vc_column][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]@mankabTOI

Manka is a Senior Correspondent working with the Times of India newspaper, India’s No. 1 English daily. She holds a master’s degree in Mass Communication and majored in English Literature and Psychology. Her stories mainly cover pollution, climate change and its impact on public health.

Check out her work: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/1/4th-of-power-plants-burning-coal-and-cash-yet-more-in-pipeline/articleshow/65677553.cms[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″][divider line_type=”No Line”][divider line_type=”No Line”][vc_text_separator title=”MERIEM KHADRAOUI, TUNISIA”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/2″][image_with_animation image_url=”54065″ alignment=”” animation=”Fade In”][/vc_column][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]@MeriemKhadraoui

Meriem Khadraoui is a journalist and editor in chief at the Tunisian National Press Agency “Tunis Afrique Press”. She has more than 17 years of experience as a journalist and collaborates with newspapers and magazines in Tunisia and aboard.

Read one of her articles:

https://www.tap.info.tn/en/Portal-Economy/10790986-anpe-challenges?fbclid=IwAR2SA2RoWD0IUDDtON1O8rRZ6yGi6bC97tJGABiFTiQ3gb9_CXXAW4PwsBg[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″][divider line_type=”No Line”][vc_text_separator title=”HANS NICHOLAS JONG, INDONESIA”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/2″][image_with_animation image_url=”54061″ alignment=”” animation=”Fade In”][/vc_column][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]@hans_nich

Hans is an Indonesia-based environmental journalist for Mongabay.com, focusing on forestry and climate change. Previously worked in the Jakarta Post, the biggest english-speaking newspaper of Indonesia for 5 years.

Check out his work here: https://news.mongabay.com/2018/08/on-an-island-in-the-sun-coal-power-is-king-over-abundant-solar/[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″][divider line_type=”No Line”][vc_text_separator title=”ANNAMARIA LEHOCZKY, HUNGARY”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/2″][image_with_animation image_url=”54059″ alignment=”” animation=”Fade In”][/vc_column][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]@amleho

Annamária Lehoczky is a climate expert and a passionate environmental journalist from Hungary, reporting on environmental-social issues, sustainable solutions and climate innovations. She is looking forward to covering under-reported topics in the Hungarian media such as gender, health and climate.

Here is one of her articles: http://greenfo.hu/hirek/2018/11/27/vege-a-szenalapu-energianak-magyarorszagon[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″][divider line_type=”No Line”][vc_text_separator title=”ANDREW WASIKE, KENYA”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/2″][image_with_animation image_url=”54058″ alignment=”” animation=”Fade In”][/vc_column][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Andrew is a journalist from Kenya working with Deutsche Welle covering East and Central Africa with a focus on humanitarian and environmental issues through a segment called Planet Living. Most of his work is on radio and he has done numerous reports on climate change across East and Central Africa.

 

Have a look at his work here: https://www.dw.com/en/africa-link-on-air-25-july-2018/av-44825133[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″][divider line_type=”No Line”][vc_text_separator title=”JHESSET ENANO, THE PHILIPPINES”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/2″][image_with_animation image_url=”54062″ alignment=”” animation=”Fade In”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Jhesset Thrina Enano is a reporter for the Philippine Daily Inquirer, an English daily broadsheet, assigned to metro and education beats. She also writes stories on climate and the environment, which is her personal advocacy. She has been recognized for her story on poor children receiving classical music lessons for free and for her series on the martial law years in the Philippines.

 

One of her articles: https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1058909/no-more-business-as-usual-climate-change-requires-ph-to-walk-the-talk[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″][divider line_type=”No Line”][vc_text_separator title=”GABRIELA LAZARCZYK, POLAND”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/2″][image_with_animation image_url=”54060″ alignment=”” animation=”Fade In”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]@gabbsby

Gabriela is a news editor and journalist at business desk of well-known Polish daily Gazeta Wyborcza. Received a master’s degree in political science from Jagiellonian University. Background as a reporter on the environment, public transportations, urbanism, energy sector and waste management. Her special interests are: wind power, aviation and GHG emissions.

A sample of her work:

http://wyborcza.pl/7,155287,24218048,niepokojace-wiesci-przed-cop24-onz-globalne-emisje-gazow-cieplarnianych.html?disableRedirects=true[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″][divider line_type=”No Line”][vc_text_separator title=”LUZ RAZAFIMBELO, MADAGASCAR”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/2″][image_with_animation image_url=”54063″ alignment=”” animation=”Fade In”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Luz is a social journalist for the most read malagasy news paper called Midi Madagasikara. She studied both ‘Interculturality and Management’, and ‘Intercultural mediation’ at the French department of the Antananarivo University.   

Read one of her articles here:

http://www.midi-madagasikara.mg/societe/2018/08/10/exploitation-des-combustibles-fossiles-deux-poids-deux-mesures-pour-madagascar/

 

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Last but not least… Mai Hoang is Climate Tracker’s youngest fellow to date, just 16 at the time of her selection. Despite her young age, Mai already has freelancing bylines in the largest media outlets of her country – Vietnam Economic Times, Saigon Online, Tuoi Tre, the Laborer, as well as the international climate stories site Mekong Eye. She serves as a staff reporter for the Exonian. Aside from her journalism work, Mai is also a passionate science student with research experience in molecular biology, and sees herself working at the intersection of science, policy and communications in the future.

Read one of her articles here:

https://www.mekongeye.com/2018/09/07/waste-energy-an-opportinity-wasted