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PRI's Environmental News Magazine

Training Climate Reporters in Durban

Published: August 11, 2012



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Journalists from around the world traveled to Durban to cover the climate talks- they also got some training on how to talk about climate.

Reporters from around the world gathered in Durban, South Africa to cover the United Nations Climate Conference. Their job: to bring public understanding and transparency to the closed door negotiations on complex geo-political scientific issues. This year the journalists got a little help. James Fahn is Executive Director of Internews' Earth Journalism Network. He tells host Bruce Gellerman about training climate talk reporters how to talk about climate.

  


The Climate Change Media Partnership took their Journalism Fellows on a field trip to learn about Durban's coastal resource management. (Photo courtesy of Internews)

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