2019 Local Climate Change Reporting

Co-sponsored with the George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication and announced at the Fall National College Media Convention, Nov. 2, 2019, in Washington, D.C.

RELATED: 2019 Local Climate Change Reporting finalists

2019 Pacemaker Awards
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2019 Individual Awards
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Nikole Chumley, Matthew Conrardy, Lexi Phillips, Bailee Wicks

Central Washington University
Opening the conversation on climate change: Harsh realities, sustainability and you

Francesca Mathewes

14 East
DePaul University
Climate refugees: Who they are and why you should care

Micah Bledsoe, Keerthi Vedantam

Cronkite News
Arizona State University
Officials testify on climate change’s outsized effect on Indian Country

Eric He, Diana Kruzman, Allen Pham, Kate Sequeira, Katherine Wiles

Daily Trojan
University of Southern California
Speck of green: Environmental degradation looms as the 21st century’s biggest challenge. But is USC doing enough?

Katharine Piwonka

Portland State University
Stand up for climate justice: Climate change continues to impact marginalized communities

Honorable Mention
Aidan McGloin

Mustang News
California Polytechnic State University
Cal Poly adapts to climate change, national report announces impacts

Honorable Mention
Megan Falk

The NewsHouse
Syracuse University
Sweetening the climate change deal: New York maple producers are adopting innovative technologies and environmentally sustainable techniques

Honorable Mention
Emily Galvin

The Daily Tar Heel
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The smell of money’: Florence adds to environmental concerns over hog farming

Honorable Mention
Alex Hager

Elon News Network
Elon University
Elon’s invisible world: Campus plays host to a diverse community of wildlife, if you just know where to look

Honorable Mention
Lexi Kerzman

The Volante
University of South Dakota
Global climate change impacts South Dakota communities