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Oxford Climate Journalism Network

Overview

The Oxford Climate Journalism Network (OCJN) is a programme that supports a global community of reporters and editors across beats and platforms to improve the quality, understanding and impact of climate coverage around the world. We are a programme of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford.

Since its launch in January 2022, the network has worked with 400 reporters and editors from over 100 countries, from editors-in-chief and business editors to photojournalists and climate specialists. Any person in the newsroom, from any desk, can join the network. Applications are now closed until September 2024.

More on the climate crisis 

How people follow news about climate change

An analysis of climate news use and attitudes from Brazil, France, Germany, India, Japan, Pakistan, the UK, and the USA. 

Our podcast: how to improve climate change coverage

Members of our climate network from Brazil, South Africa and the Philippines discuss how to make climate reporting more effective. 

Four takeaways from the first semester of our climate network

Katherine Dunn and Diego Arguedas Ortiz share what they've learnt.

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Supporter

The first year of the Oxford Climate Journalism Network was funded 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. The second year is funded by a £435,000 grant from the Laudes Foundation