Oct 142014

Journalists from Africa, Asia and Europe Win Climate Change Reporting Grants

Three journalists from Africa, Asia and Europe have been selected to receive $1,000 reporting grants to cover climate change as part of the ICFJ-United Nations Foundation Climate Change Journalism Fellowship program.

The winners are Jessica Camille Aguirre of Deutsche Presse-Agentur in Berlin, Madison Park of CNN International in Hong Kong, and Dickson Ng’hily of The Guardian Newspaper in Tanzania. They were among 10 journalists who had been selected to participate in a daylong Virtual Climate Change Fellowship on Sept. 3.

ICFJ/United Nations Foundation Climate Change Journalism Fellowship: Europe, Asia and Africa

As fluctuating temperatures and destructive natural disasters increasingly create global crises, it is clear that "climate change" is no longer just a phenomenon discussed by scientists. The topic of extreme weather is at the forefront of local and international news coverage.

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