Colleges & Education

Innovation doesn't just happen in a beaker, some teachers are creating new ways to inspire students to learn more about climate change, and changing their own campuses in the process.

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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ecologists and epidemiologists have been predicting a pandemic like COVID-19 for years, revealing the deep-seated relationships between animal health, human health, and planetary health. 

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George Washington University
As the COVID-19 pandemic soared around the world, people turned to science for answers. Science communicators were on the front lines of understanding the virus, reporting trustworthy science and battling the spread of misinformation. 
Photo by Alexandr Podvalny

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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Organizations in Madison, Wisconsin, focus on community-based solutions to improving food access during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
Founder and Chief Executive, Planet Forward
When we find ourselves caught in a spiral of bad news, it can be difficult to do anything but shut down. We spoke with environmental communication professor Dr. Joanna Huxster about ways to avoid apocalyptic rhetoric and opt for hope.
Founder and Chief Executive, Planet Forward
We are thrilled to announce a new media partnership with WNET Public Media Group to launch a monthly digital video series focusing on key issues challenging the planet.
Founder and Chief Executive, Planet Forward
CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield talks about pressing community health threats, such as COVID-19, vaccine confidence, the opioid crisis, and more.
Aquatic view from a Filipino jungle

Aquatic view from a Filipino jungle. (SparklingGirl/Pixabay)

The George Washington University
When I entered college as an international affairs major, the idea of reporting on the climate for a news outlet never really crossed my mind — until I attended the Planet Forward Summit.
Smoke spreads from a factory to surrounding landscape.

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George Washington University
GW student Valerie Yurk reflects on lessons learned during her time as a environment reporting intern for The Guardian.

Darryl Fears is a Washington Post environmental reporter and 2020 Pulitzer Prize winner. (Photo illustration with photo courtesy Darryl Fears)

The George Washington University
Darryl Fears, a veteran Washington Post reporter who has been covering the environment for the past decade, discusses his Pulitzer Prize-winning work, and offers insight on the issue of racism in both newsrooms and conservation.  
Founder and Chief Executive, Planet Forward
Jon Andrus, a University of Colorado and George Washington University adjunct professor in global health and an expert in vaccinology, shares when we can expect a vaccine and why our lives will never "go back to normal."

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