Journalism

Planet Forward Correspondent | Georgetown University
Planet Forward founder Frank Sesno welcomes everyone to the 2018 Planet Forward Summit. Now more than ever, he said, we need to find ways to “communicate and connect, to engage public audiences.”
Frank Sesno welcomes Summit participants
Planet Forward
The 2018 Planet Forward Summit was a two-day national conference on sustainability storytelling. We brought together a diverse group of students, scientists, communicators, innovators, private sector leaders, and policymakers will share inspiring... Read More
Conversation with David Wallace-Wells
State University College at Buffalo
David Wallace-Wells, the author of the New York Magazine piece "The Uninhabitable Earth," sat down to talk about the magazine's most-read article with Planet Forward. Here are five things we learned about telling the climate story.

(Illustration on silk by Mira Nussbaum)

SUNY Environmental Science & Forestry
After the 2016 election, the art of serious storytelling just got both harder and more interesting.
Founder and Chief Executive, Planet Forward
We are on the hunt for 10 of the most engaged students who are interested in environmental journalism.
Planet Forward, The George Washington University
If you were out watching summer blockbusters, enjoying outdoor concerts or lounging in the sun while on holiday, and haven’t kept up with the news the past few months, we’re here to fill you in!
Oyster farming in Rhode Island
Oyster farming in Rhode Island
BRISTOL, RI __ In Rhode Island, scientists at Roger Williams University are working to make oyster farming more sustainable. To do this, they are perfecting technologies that allow coastal farms to harness the energy of the sun to power incubators... Read More
Dependent on technology developed over 100 years ago, our energy grid is in trouble. Consumption is increasing dramatically, and the construction of our power lines has fallen far behind, setting the stage for more serious and frequent blackouts in... Read More
The residents of Meigs County, Ohio, live beneath the towering smokestacks of four coal-fired power plants. Elisa Young worries about the health effects of the plants, but others in her community are eager for the jobs a new plant could bring. Video... Read More
Evangelical pastor Ken Wilson’s environmental conversion began two years ago with goose bumps, watery eyes and an appeal for help.

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