Climate Change Planning & Response – Participants

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Climate Change and the News Initiative

May 11 – 12, 2015
National Adaptation Forum
St. Louis, Missouri

Seminar participants were selected to attend in a competitive application process open to professional journalists based in the U.S.

Emily Atkin – “How the 2016 Election Could Put South Florida Underwater”
ClimateProgress, Alexandria, VA

Jacob Barker – “Missouri Faces Hard Choice: Renewable Energy Highways, or Property Rights?”
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis, MO

Allen Best – “Extreme Weather Events Mean Future Will Look Different”
Freelance Journalist/Planning magazine, Arvada, CO

Taylor Brown
BBC Online, Washington, DC

Cally Carswell – “Genetic Research Lays Foundation for Bold Conservation Strategies”
Freelance Journalist, Santa Fe, NM

Tina Casagrand
Freelance Journalist, Jefferson City, MO

Jenny Chen – Storify of the Seminar
Asian Fortune/Freelance Journalist, Berwyn Heights, MD

Sena Christian
Freelance Journalist/Ted Scripps Fellowship in Environmental Journalism, Boulder, CO

D. Reed Eckhardt
Wyoming Tribune Eagle, Cheyenne, WY

Mike Fitzgerald – “Experts Cite Dire Warnings at Climate Change Conference in St. Louis”
Belleville News-Democrat newspaper, Belleville, IL

Courtney Flatt
Northwest Public Radio/EarthFix, Richland, WA

Nancy Gaarder – “Climate Change Conference Shows Nebraskans Have Lessons to Share”
Omaha World-Herald, Omaha, NE

Christy George
Freelance Journalist/Oregon Public Broadcasting, Portland, OR

Brendan Gibbons – “Clearing the Air on Invenergy Power Plant Emissions”
The Times-Tribune, Scranton, PA

Adam Glenn
AdaptNY, Sleepy Hollow, NY

Dan Holtmeyer – “Change in the Air”
Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Fayetteville, AR

Laura Kiesel
Freelance Journalist/Main Street/The Street, Arlington, MA

Rona Kobell
Chesapeake Bay Journal, Towson, MD

Veronique LaCapra – “St. Louis is Birthplace of GMOs; Meet the Woman Who Created Them”
St. Louis Public Radio, St. Louis, MO

Penny Loeb – “This Flood-Savaged Hamlet Proves Climate Change Isn’t Just a Coastal Concern”
Freelance Journalist, Leesburg, VA

Christine Peterson
Casper Star-Tribune, Newcastle, WY

Levi Rickert
Native News Online.net, Grand Rapids, MI

Elizabeth Rush – “The Marsh at the End of the World”
Le Monde Diplomatique/City University of New York, Brooklyn, NY

Indrajit Saluja
The Indian Panorama, Hicksville, NY

Nathan Seltenrich
Freelance Journalist, Petaluma, CA

Meera Subramanian
Freelance Journalist, West Barnstable, MA

Luther Turmelle – “Study: Connecticut’s Forests Contribute $3.3B to Economy”
New Haven Register, Cheshire, CT

Josh Voorhees
Slate magazine/Slate.com, Iowa City, IA

Joshua Zaffos
Freelance Journalist/High Country News, Fort Collins, CO

This program was underwritten by The Grantham Foundation for the Protection of the Environment, with significant in-kind support provided by  the National Adaptation Forum.

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