The environmentalist Sydney-(out)sider

EPA to propose repealing Obama-era rule on greenhouse gas emissions

CNN Coauthors Miranda Green and Rene Marsh published a news article on October 8th, 2017 covering the highlights of a leaked proposal to re-appeal the Clean Power Plan under the … Continue reading

October 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

“Why Some Penguin Populations are Shrinking” // Spoiler Alert: it’s Climate Change.

PBS NewsHour’s feature story “Why some penguin populations are shrinking,” reported on by Synclaire Cruel, was published on World Penguin Day: Tuesday the 25th of April. The story focuses on a report … Continue reading

April 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

In race to curb climate change, cities out pace governments

Alister Doyle writes in his 13 March 2017 article that since the December 2015 Paris Agreement, global cities have taken the initiative when it comes to climate change, often encroaching … Continue reading

March 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

“Dredging Florida coral reef is ‘lunacy’”

Oliver Milman’s article, “Dredging Florida coral reef is ‘lunacy’ says Philippe Cousteau, grandson of Jacques,” published in The Guardian on March 24th, discusses how the US army corps of engineers … Continue reading

April 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

“Berta Cáceres one of hundreds of land protesters murdered in last decade”

By Mariah Holden The Guardian has made a statement about no longer publishing the ideas, opinions or beliefs of climate change deniers, likening the  view to believing in aliens. Understanding … Continue reading

March 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

“Environmental groups claim NSW government too slow to act on CSG regulation”

http://www.smh.com.au/environment/environmental-groups-claim-nsw-government-too-slow-to-act-on-csg-regulation-20150925-gjvfwr.html This news story published in The Sydney Morning Herald is about 500 words describing the conflict between environmental groups and the legislative government.  The article goes on to recognize … Continue reading

October 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Challenge for the Environment’s Sake

  Rendleman Orchards in Alto Pass, IL In a Small Midwestern Community, an Aggressive Campaign to Reclaim its Environment     In a small community of the most southern counties in Illinois, … Continue reading

September 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

This Week in the News

Jenna Ribbing Journalism and Society This Week in Environmental News   How are U.N. Climate Talks Like a Middle School? Cliques Rule.   Delegates began the plenary session at the … Continue reading

September 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Environmental Media Monitoring Week 14

This week we looked at the article in the Sydney Morning Herald “Tesla Powerwall home battery setting a new standard for Australian energy providers” by Lucy Cormack. Cormack explains that … Continue reading

May 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Media Monitoring Week 4 – International News

New York Times article “A Mosquito Solution (More Mosquitoes) Raises Het in Florida Keys” mentions the backlash an attempt to control de mosquito population in the Florida Keys has received. … Continue reading

March 9, 2015 · 1 Comment

Media Monitoring- Week 2- International News

In class we covered Kate Galbraith’s story, “The Horrors of Fishing With Dynamite.” I opened the analysis with my opinion of the article: it is disorganized and lacks illustration, yet … Continue reading

February 13, 2015 · 1 Comment

Media Monitoring Week 2 – Australian News

Thom Mitchell’s article entitled “The Debate Around Nuclear Energy in Australia Just Got a Whole Lot More Serious” provides a limited, simplistic, and politically coded view of South Australia’s decision … Continue reading

February 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

2015 – Welcome to our third year / Sixth Semester

Excited to welcome 20-something new Sydneysiders here for a new semester of Environmental Journalism .. [There’s no bear in there] … but we’ve got field trips, guest speakers, and lots … Continue reading

February 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Food Supply Bullies and Protectors

  A growing human population on a finite planet is, for most, a cause for growing concern. On an environmental level, not only does more people mean more food and … Continue reading

May 14, 2014 · Leave a comment