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Oxford Climate Journalism Network


The Oxford Climate Journalism Network (OCJN) is a new programme at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford. 

The mission of the Oxford Climate Journalism Network is to help journalists, editors, and media executives across the world develop their coverage of climate change, and support newsroom leaders in identifying and addressing the range of operational, cultural and ethical issues that can be involved in expanding their coverage of climate change. | Learn more

More on the climate crisis 

Our podcast: how journalists can cover the climate crisis better

Meera Selva and Wolfgang Blau, co-founders of the network, speak about the challenges of reporting on climate change. 

From DNR 2020: how people access news about climate change

This chapter from Simge Andı explore how news audiences get informed about environmental issues. 

Why we need a new local language of climate change reporting

"Journalists need better local data, access to experts and funding to cover these stories on the ground," writes Meera Selva in this piece.


The Oxford Climate Journalism Network is funded for the first year by a £477,170 grant from the European Climate Foundation (ECF), an independent philanthropic initiative dedicated to responding to the global climate crisis by creating a net-zero greenhouse gas emissions society.