January 21, 2022
Bringing climate reporting to local newsrooms

MIT Environmental Solutions Initiative's inaugural Journalism Fellows reflect on their experiences telling local climate stories.


January 5, 2022
Two Basins in 2050

The Klamath River Basin will continue to grow warmer and drier over the next 30 years, but the impacts for those living there will depend greatly on decisions made now. By ESI Journalism Fellow Alex Schwartz. Illustration: Jenna Gibson/Herald & News


January 5, 2022
Blockage

The pending removal of two dams on the Klamath River has become a flashpoint in local conflicts over water use. By ESI Journalism Fellow Alex Schwartz. Photo: Alex Schwartz/Herald & News


January 5, 2022
Heal the People, Heal the Land

Drought in the Klamath River Basin has led to conflict between the indigenous Klamath Tribes and non-Native farmers over water use. By ESI Journalism Fellow Alex Schwartz. Photo: Arden Barnes/Herald & News


January 5, 2022
Fish and Chips

Water in the Klamath River Basin supports wetlands, fishing and agriculture. As it grows scarcer, conflicts are growing between these different interests. By ESI Journalism Fellow Alex Schwartz. Photo: Arden Barnes/Herald & News


January 5, 2022
The Lake in the Sky

Climate change is bringing extended drought to the Klamath Basin in the Pacific Northwest, including the iconic Crater Lake, with major consequences for local ecosystems. By ESI Journalism Fellow Alex Schwartz. Photo: Arden Barnes/Herald & News


November 27, 2021
Trouble in the wind: Offshore turbine farms complicate fishing, shrimping

Shrimpers see obstacles that will make their jobs tougher, more dangerous; regulators vow to listen. By ESI journalism fellow Tristan Baurick. Photo: Chris Granger


November 26, 2021
America’s first offshore wind farm cut power bills, draws tourists

Off Rhode Island's coast, the air’s cleaner and the fishing’s better, too. By ESI journalism fellow Tristan Baurick. Photo: Chris Granger


November 24, 2021
Louisiana sent a ‘strong signal’ to offshore wind developers, but is it enough?

New Orleans' commitment to renewable energy caught the eye of a growing industry. By ESI journalism fellow Tristan Baurick. Photo: Michael Dwyer, AP


November 24, 2021
The Gulf of Mexico is poised for a wind energy boom. ‘The only question is when.’

Study sees potential for 510,000 megawatts, double current needs of all five Gulf states. By ESI journalism fellow Tristan Baurick. Photo: Chris Granger


November 24, 2021
Louisiana oil workers built first U.S. offshore wind farm on East Coast. Can they do it on Gulf Coast?

Turbines could start sprouting in waters off Louisiana and Texas within the decade. By ESI journalism fellow Tristan Baurick. Photo: Chris Granger


November 2, 2021
Gillette, Campbell County plan for post-coal economy

Wyoming, the ‘Energy Capital of the Nation,’ looks to events, sports, carbon tech to offset diminishing fossil fuels industries. By ESI Journalism Fellow Dustin Bleizeffer. Photo: Dustin Bleizeffer/WyoFile

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