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


November 2, 2021
Wyoming residents observe a changing climate and quality of life

Extreme conditions feel like the continuation of a shift in climate patterns residents have observed over their lifetimes, they say. By ESI Journalism Fellow Dustin Bleizeffer. Photo: Dustin Bleizeffer/WyoFile


November 2, 2021
Wyoming climate data holds ominous clues about life, economy

A breakdown of the uneven impacts of climate change across Wyoming by ESI Journalism Fellow Dustin Bleizeffer. Photo: Dustin Bleizeffer/WyoFile


October 29, 2021
Decades of legal battles over pollution by industrial hog farms haven’t changed much for eastern NC residents burdened by environmental racism

Courts agree that the people who live near the industrial hog farms in Bladen, Duplin and Sampson counties continue to suffer environmental harms, but state and local laws make it increasingly difficult to get justice. By ESI Journalism Fellow Melba Newsome.


October 26, 2021
This startup uses AI and satellite imagery to preserve trees, moose habitat in Minnesota

Startup NCX has created a forest carbon marketplace to pay landowners for deferring timber harvests. By ESI Journalism Fellow Nora Hertel. Photo: Brian Allen


October 25, 2021
5 ways Minnesota is ramping up efforts to combat climate change in forests and fields

Minnesota has a number of state-led efforts to combat climate change despite partisan disagreement in the state's split Legislature. By ESI Journalism Fellow Nora Hertel. Photo: Dave Schwarz


October 24, 2021
Minnesotans are helping to sequester carbon for big US companies. Here’s what that means

Carbon sequestration is the science of capturing and storing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. ESI Journalism Fellow Nora Hertel explains how it works in forests and farms. Photo: Dave Schwarz


October 24, 2021
Minnesota farmers are getting paid to fight climate change by cultivating a new cash crop: carbon

Agricultural carbon markets pay farmers to draw greenhouse gases, but there's still debate on how well they work and how they should be measured. By ESI Journalism Fellow Nora Hertel. Photo: Dave Schwarz


October 20, 2021
Unchecked growth of industrial animal farms spurs long fight for environmental justice in Eastern NC

As large-scale hog and poultry industries continue to grow in eastern North Carolina, local residents push back against decades of air and water pollution. By ESI Journalism Fellow Melba Newsome. Photo: Cape Fear River Watch