Climate Reporting Master Class Agenda

Climate Reporting Master Class
Presented by Climate Matters in the Newsroom
Colorado State Univ. Lory Student Center, Room 382
Wednesday, October 9, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

8:30     Welcome and Introductions
Susan Hassol – Director, Climate Communication

9:00     Brief Overview of Climate Matters in the Newsroom,
Public perceptions of climate change and reporter views on climate reporting
Ed Maibach – George Mason University,                                                                                        Center for Climate Change Communication
(20 min talk, 10 min Q&A)

9:30     Climate Change 101: the Scientific Basics
Scott Denning – Climate Scientist and Professor of Atmospheric Science                              at Colorado State University
(25 min talk, 20 min Q&A)

10:15               Break   (15 min)

10:30   Water Crises in the Age of Climate Change
Brad Udall – Senior Scientist/Scholar, Colorado State University
(25 min talk, 20 min Q&A)

11:15    Climate Change Solutions – Clean Energy Technology and Policy
       Chuck Kutscher – Renewable Energy Expert and                                                                        Director of the Buildings and Thermal Systems Center,                                                                  National Renewable Energy Laboratory (Golden, CO)
(25 min talk, 20 min Q&A)
12:00                 Lunch   (1 hour)

1:00     Best Practices for telling Climate Stories
Susan Hassol – Director, Climate Communication
 (20 min talk, 10 min Q&A)

1:30     Panel: Journalists telling their Local Climate Stories
      Meera Subramanian– Journalist, Author, and Visiting Professor at Princeton
Luke Runyon – Reporter, Colorado River Basin, KUNC
(15 min talk each and 15 min Q&A together)

2:15     Climate Matters in the Newsroom materials, examples, tools, & interaction
Bernadette Woods Placky – Director, Climate Matters, Climate Central

3:25 – 3:30     Evaluation and Adjourn

 

 

PDF:  CMN Master Class Agenda_SEJ 2019