Environmental Journalism – Current Article Proposals

The old model of journalism and media is broken. A new model is called Community Supported Journalism where people like you and me support original, investigative journalism on important and overlooked subjects.

How Community Supported Journalism works:

1. Pick the story you want to support.

2. Email your pledge amount (below)

3. When the budget is met you will be asked to send payment

Safely use PayPal or Credit Card. Or mail a cheque to 50 Enzo Cres, Uxbridge, ON, Canada L9P 1M1

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Global Village Column

A weekly a commentary on connected the dots on the causes and implications of various environmental issues. This would be a weekly a short (600-700 word) column on sent to you every second Tuesday and posted on some websites and ultimately on various news networks.

Budget: $200 per issue

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Climate 101

Disinformation about climate science increases every day. To counter this how about a short guidebook to explains the jargon and basics about climate and science:  How do we know climate change is happening? What does PPM, peer-reviewed science really mean? What is the IPCC /UNFCCC and how do they work? What does PPM, peer-reviewed science really mean? What is the IPCC /UNFCCC and how does it work?

Suitable for passing along to help family, friends and colleagues get up to speed.

Details: 2000 word guidebook in pdf format

Budget: $600

PROJECT STATUS — Pledges to date: $250



How Community Supported Journalism works:

1. Pick the story you want to support.

2. Email your pledge amount (below)

3. When the budget is met you will be informed and asked to send payment

Safely use PayPal or Credit Card. Or mail a cheque to 50 Enzo Cres, Uxbridge, ON, Canada L9P 1M1

To make a pledge or to be placed on our contact list please use this form – it helps to reduce spam. Thank you for your support.

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2 Degrees C — The Climate Danger Zone

The latest science (new report Nov 25 etc) show we are already in danger zone but the politicians heading to Copenhagen don’t get it. The article will lay out the latest climate science, the implications and the gap between what science says must happen and what is on the negotiating table. And what about the fast-climate fixes such as reductions in black carbon emissions that could reduce some of warming immediately?

Details: 1200 word investigative feature article. Budget: $600 Pledges due: Friday Nov 27 Article Completion Dec 5th

Published as “No Real Deal, and No Exit”

Published on IPSReuters AlertNetTerraVivaTierramerica, Common Dreams, InfoSud and many more news networks


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