While hurricanes are woven through the history of Down East Carteret County, a remote string of communities on the central North Carolina coast known for its fishing and boatbuilding traditions, Hurricane Florence was a turning point for conversations on "sea level rise".
Hurricane Florence in 2018 marked the beginning of a shift in attitudes in North Carolina toward climate science, researchers say, but whether increased acceptance leads to policy changes remains uncertain.
Climate change is expected to bring more intense storms to the Great Lakes region, causing more raw sewage to flow into the lakes.
Malibu homeowners banded together to address sea level rise. A decade later, they are at war with the city, the surfers, and each other.
This week, a team of federal and state officials, scientists, fishermen, and others plan to meet in Providence and issue formal recommendations that seek to reduce whale deaths and serious injuries by as much as 80 percent.
The Orkney Islands have been producing over 100 percent of their electricity needs from renewable energy sources since at least 2013.
Five small breweries across the Netherlands are crafting beers from rain to raise awareness about urban flooding with help from the organization Rainbeer.
Climate change is bringing heavier rain and bigger storms — new challenges for old cities. Efforts in Amsterdam to "rainproof" the city may provide insight in addressing similar issues in New Orleans.
Over the course of four years, the photographer Louie Palu made more than 150,000 photos in the high Arctic. In March 2019, Palu created an installation as part of the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Texas in which some of the Arctic photographs that appear here were encased in massive blocks of ice that were then placed outdoors so that the ice would gradually melt, exposing the images.
Farm pollutants from multiple states feed a massive dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico. Shrimpers pay the cost.
After a six-day tour of New Zealand with the Duchess of Cornwall, the prince will make his first visit to the Solomon Islands, where he will discuss climate change.
Food scarcity and toxic algae—both driven by climate change—have led to a massive die-off of animals in the Bering Sea.
Planet Earth's average temperature has risen about one degree Fahrenheit in the last fifty years. By the end of this century it will be several degrees higher, according to the latest climate research. But global warming is doing more than simply making things a little warmer.
In Bangla, "easy like water" translates roughly as "piece of cake." The irony is that in Bangladesh -- with 150 million people in a country the size of Iowa, water poses a relentless threat. With increasingly violent cyclones and accelerating glacier melt upstream, flooding may create 20 million Bangladeshi...
Climate change is threatening to displace 2,500 inhabitants of the Carteret Atoll in the South Pacific. Their stories are the main topic explored in the Academy Award®-nominated film Sun Come Up.
Glenn Baker has produced more than 40 documentaries broadcast on PBS exploring global security issues.
This week: celebrating World Press Freedom Day, explaining how melting Arctic ice causes extreme weather, and reflecting on the new memorial to lynching victims in Alabama.
This week: How global warming is thawing the arctic, children in a Peruvian mining town are suffering negative health effects, and in Kenya refugee children from 19 countries live together.
This week: announcing a student poetry contest and workshop opportunity, coping with glacier melt in the Himalayas, and finding the intersections of arts and journalism in Winston-Salem.
The Pulitzer Center partners with Skype in the Classroom to facilitate engaging virtual conversations with professional journalists in classrooms across the U.S. and beyond.
Science film site Labocine profiles Pulitzer Grantee Dan Grossman on his coverage of climate change.
Pulitzer Center grantee often finds himself grappling with moral questions faced by people who live in desperation. Read more from British Journal of Photography interview.
Illinois student used Pulitzer Center reporting and Picasso's Guernica as the inspiration for a project that uses art for activism.
Global actions go into effect to curb illegal seafood industry practices and human rights abuses. Learn which resources can help you find fair trade products at your local supermarket.
Activist Andy Hall faces seven years behind bars in Thailand for research he did on labor abuses.
"Field Notes" takes you behind the scenes of international reporting to give you a glimpse of what it takes to bring a news story to life.
The Solutions Journalism Network and the Pulitzer Center explore the potential and challenges of solutions-oriented journalism during a workshop and storytelling event.
Seattle Times, journalists recognized for reporting excellence "stunning multimedia investigation of the consequences of worldwide ocean acidification."
Standards-aligned lessons to support student learning around overfishing and ocean health.
Using multiple reporting projects from our Climate Change Gateway, this lesson explores the responses of various communities worldwide to a changing climate....
Students will evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of using different mediums to inform people about the impact of ocean acidification in the Pacific Northwest.