It is likely true that stories closest to home affect us most sharply, but many of us also care about more distant lands and people. Fact is, reliable news from faraway places can be harder to come by.
One excellent source for “Under-Reported Climate Stories” is the Thomson Reuters Foundation, whose large team of journalists focuses in part “on the human and development impacts of climate change.” Stories cover extreme weather, climate finance and politics, adaptation, disaster risk reduction, forests, crops, disease, and much more. You can sign up for a weekly climate-story newsletter, too.”Trusted Click To Tweet
Check the “news packages” for an especially rich collection on rising heat, with pieces focused all over the planet, in Pakistan, Kenya, Costa Rica, Algeria, Portugal, Qatar, the US, India, Canada, Iceland, Europe, Dubai, Sri Lanka, Europe, Tanzania, Mongolia …
This series is curated and written by retired Colorado State University English professor and close climate change watcher SueEllen Campbell of Colorado. Use the Twitter hashtag #ICYMIclimate to flag works you think warrant attention, or send an e-mail to ICYMI@yaleclimateconnections.org any time. Let us hear from you.