The Orkney Islands have been producing over 100 percent of their electricity needs from renewable energy sources since at least 2013.
One community's ties to the wind, sun, waves and tides when it comes to their electricity.
Maranie Staab, our 2020 Reporting Fellow from Syracuse University, speaks to the global impact of coronavirus, reporting on life in Moria, Europe's largest refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos.
In the race to find a vaccine for the coronavirus, some scientists believe the answer lies in targeting human cells.
COVID-19 isn’t the first infectious disease scientists have modeled—Ebola and Zika are recent examples—but never has so much depended on their work.
The innovative Dutch response to climate change may have lessons for New Orleans.
Dutch engineers hope to make up for past mistakes.
For years, the Dutch built levees, artificial barriers to keep water out. In the face of climate change and rising sea levels, they are reversing the process, and returning to nature.
Like New Orleans, Rotterdam is coping with heavier rains and bigger storms brought about by changing climate.
Climate change is bringing new threats and the Dutch are trying some unusual approaches in response.
On pilgrimage with Albania's Bektashi, a storied Sufi order that has had to invent or re-invent its traditions after its 20th-century repression in the world's first atheist state.
Nigerian refugees in Bavaria spend up to three years in isolated centers, with no work, an allowance of 90 euros a month, dire living conditions, and travel restrictions.
Campus Consortium initiative brings Pulitzer Center-supported journalists to the college for series of seminar workshops throughout the year, ultimately leading to independent reporting by students around the globe.
“The Forgotten OneƵ” explores the idea of fantasy versus reality, revealing one of Germany's darkest secrets: the current state of Nigerian refugees in the countryside of Bavaria.
Hani Zaitoun examines Estonia's defense capabilities and its special relationship with its Russian neighbor and the Russian ethnic minority that makes up almost 30 percent of Estonia's population.
Despite sharp international criticism, a Russian geneticist is pushing forward a project to edit embryos of a deaf couple so their children won't inherit the mutation that impairs their hearing.
The Netherlands has long battled back the sea, but climate change is forcing the lowland nation to rethink its approach. It's now learning to live with water rather than fight it.
Twenty-five years after Abkhazia and South Ossetia declared independence, people displaced by the conflicts continue to live in Georgia proper. What role does religion play in these communities?
Central European University is being forced to leave Hungary after the Hungarian government refused to let the school offer United States-accredited degrees.
Why is there a rush for cryptocurrencies in places that don't exist? A story set in the post-Soviet space, where ultra-libertarianism meets kleptocracy and sanctions evasion.
Can we create a nutritious and affordable food system in a way that’s green and fair? PBS NewsHour Weekend’s "Future of Food" international series reports on work by people who think they have solutions.
Paramilitary activity is on the rise in Northern Ireland. But the causes go far deeper than Brexit.
In Poland, reproductive autonomy is under threat. Abortion is all but banned, and IVF is available only to heterosexual couples. Yet the government pays a generous child bonus to boost the birth rate.
People claim asylum in Europe for a variety of reasons, but there are some who continue to hide from those who migrated alongside them; LGBTQ+ migrants form their own communities in exile across Europe.
Almost all produce that comes from southern Italy has been tainted, says Ayo Awokoya, as she discusses her reporting project on modern-day slavery in Italian agriculture.
Author and journalist Christopher de Bellaigue reports on assisted dying and euthanasia practices in North America and Europe.
Meet journalist Anna Filipova, who is examining how melting permafrost in the northernmost village in Greenland affects the residents' lives.
Multimedia journalist Larry C. Price traveled around the world to report on air pollution: specifically, PM2.5. What is it, and how does it manifest across the globe?
Eli Kintisch wrote and produced THAW, a documentary series that tells the story of a journey to the Arctic ocean in the dead of winter, revealing a radically changing ecosystem with global implications.
Journalist and U.S. Marine Corps veteran Teresa Fazio speaks about her reporting on gender equality in Sweden's military.
The truth about Hungary: How a country that used to be a poster child for a successful transition to democracy collapsed into a new kind of authoritarianism.
Threshold is a public radio show and podcast tackling one pressing environmental issue each season. The show aims to be a home for nuanced journalism about human relationships with the natural world.
A frigid current, a heroic expedition, and air turning into rock. Meet science journalist Ari Daniel and hear about his 2018 reporting trip to Iceland.
Nigeria, Russia, and Florida have each had difficulty mounting a strong response to HIV/AIDS, at a time when neighboring countries or states have made progress in bringing their epidemics to an end.
Journalist Sean Lyngaas discusses the challenges of reporting on a sensitive and complex subject such as nuclear cybersecurity. He also highlights techniques for bringing the subject to life.
Journalist Alice Su speaks about her 2017 project on religion among resettled refugees in Germany, a country that has accepted more asylum seekers than any other European country.
Ayo Awokoya and Tobias Jones received the 2019 Frontline Club Award For Print for their in-depth, investigative reporting on exploited migrants working in the south of Italy.
Ekeke, a 2019 Pulitzer Center Fellow who reported on Nigerian refugees, speaks to the San Franciso Chronicle about creating visual symphonies.
The podcast's second season reported on climate change in the Arctic region.
The Pulitzer Center's newsletter for the week of June 25, 2019.
Panelists discuss how religion can reinforce divisions between social groups in Israel, Northern Ireland, and Indian-Americans in the United States.
Grantee Callum Macrae was nominated for an award at BAFTA's Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards for his reporting on the Ballymurphy massacre.
Louie Palu received four awards in three contests for his Pulitzer-supported project 'New Cold War.'
Panelists explore living, dying, grief— and why talking about death is good for our health.
Nathaniel Rich discusses “Losing Earth,” human inertia, and storytelling as “a moral act” in an interview with Nieman Storyboard.
Callum Macrae's new film The Ballymurphy Precedent probes the killings of 10 unarmed Catholics in the West Belfast housing estate of Ballymurphy in August, 1971.
This week: accounts from fathers and sons affected by the conflict in Yemen, threats to Hungary's democracy, and Israel's new policy forcing migrants to take desperate measures.
Here you will find reading comprehension tools, activities and other resources to bring "Losing Earth," The New York Times Magazine's special issue on climate change, into the classroom and beyond.
Students analyze solutions to end child poverty in Glasgow, Scotland and Allegheny County in the Southwest of Pennsylvania.
Climate change—an issue that affects us all, no matter where we are in the world. This guide will help begin a conversation about today's under-reported stories surrounding our global crisis.
Students evaluate the status of freedom in Turkey using Freedom House criteria, and consider how freedom may be defined at home and around the world.
Reading comprehension tools, activities and other resources to bring "Losing Earth," The New York Times Magazine's special issue on climate change, into the classroom and beyond.
In this printable PDF, you will find text summaries, discussion and comprehension questions, and other useful materials for students and teachers navigating "Losing Earth."
Guide your students in creative, expository, and persuasive writing, class debates, and science communications exercises designed for any subject area.
Activities encouraging students to create and evaluate visual representations of climate change in order to interpret and share environmental knowledge effectively.
What could you and your students do to fight climate change? This resource outlines letter-writing campaigns, research projects and school-wide event ideas for students.
Find all the context you need to teach "Losing Earth," including historical timelines and original transcripts from Senate hearings on climate change.
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Students explore ideas of “home” in connection to refugees worldwide and homelessness locally by analyzing images and text from Finding Home and creating their own photo stories that reflect their...
Students will learn about how climate change impacts the Arctic Ocean. They will also explore how scientific information is communicated to the public.