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Heat of the Moment: Reports from the Frontline of Climate Change in St. Louis and at SIU Carbondale

Event Date:

January 26 - 29, 2010
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Climate change is threatening to displace 2,500 inhabitants of the Carteret Atoll in the South...


Tuesday, January 26

7:30 p.m.

Washington University in Saint Louis

Wilson Hall- Room 214

Wednesday, January 27

7:00 p.m.

Nerinx Hall High School

530 E Lockwood Ave.

St. Louis, MO 63119

Thursday, January 28

7:00 p.m.

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Ballroom A- Student Center

Friday, January 29

10:30 a.m.

St. Louis University

Knights Room, Pius Memorial Library

William Wheeler has reported on political affairs from East Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East. He holds graduate degrees in journalism and international affairs from Columbia University. Recently, he received an Earth Journalism Award for "The Water's Edge," which explores the water crisis in South Asia and was featured in GOOD Magazine.

A print reporter from age 14, Anna-Katarina Gravgaard transitioned into multimedia storytelling while studying on a Fulbright at Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. She has since worked for FLYP Media, a flash-based online magazine. In 2007, she covered religion in India with support from the Scripps Howard Foundation. She recently reported with William Wheeler on the water crisis in South Asia.

Jennifer Redfearn has worked on documentaries for WGBH, WNET, TLC, and the Discovery Channel. She holds a bachelor's degree in environmental studies from Wellesley College and a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University. "The Next Wave," a short version of "Sun Come Up." Jennifer's film on climate change in the Carteret Islands won the Jury Award at the 2009 Media That Matters Film Festival.

These projects are part of the Pulitzer Center's interactive global climate change portal, Heat of the Moment, which features reporting from over a dozen countries on the human impact of climate change. View the reporting and join the conversation.


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Environment and Climate Change

Environment and Climate Change