I’m an environmental journalist with a special interest in new media. I regularly write, shoot video and tweet about the environment, and I know my way around tools like Tumblr, Storify and WordPress as well.
My goal is to use new techniques and old to engage audiences in environmental issues. That requires facility with mobile devices, social media and multimedia, but also the ability to find stories that surprise or delight the audience – also known as plain old good storytelling.
Produced for the UNC Center for Global Initiatives
In Wildpoldsried, citizens – not big companies – own local renewable projects.
Journalist Julia Kumari Drapkin talks with ordinary people about climate change happening in their own backyards.
Decades of mountaintop-removal mining has harmed aquatic life along more than 1,700 miles of streams in southern West Virginia, according to new research.
“It always amazes me how few cartoonists in print or animation go after the bigger issues, the kinds of things that keep you lying awake in the middle of the night.” – Matt Groening