Technology

June 15, 2019

DEADLINE: UNC Knight-Lenfest Newsroom Initiative

The UNC School of Media and Journalism’s Center for Innovation and Sustainability in Local Media invites applications for the third round of the UNC Knight-Lenfest Newsroom Initiative. The year-long program helps advance digital transformation at local and major metropolitan news organizations across the country at a greatly reduced tiered rate, based on your organization’s total revenue. Apply by Jun 15.

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July 15, 2019

DEADLINE: Documentary 3.0

This Social Documentary Network learning experience, taking place Sep 10-Dec 31, 2019 via remote conferencing and in person, is for documentary photographers to learn concepts and skills to make a project come alive and increase audience engagement. $1,500 USD. Scholarships available. Apply by Jul 15.

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September 18, 2019

Underwater Sound Sources – 2019 Webinar Series

Discovery of Sound in the Sea presents a free, four-part webinar series on anthropogenic underwater sound sources. Topics include seismic sound sources, pile-driving, wind turbines, commercial vessel traffic, echosounders and sonar.

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August 15, 2019

10th Annual Women in Green Forum

The 2019 WIGF program in Los Angeles is built around the theme “A Decade of Impact” to highlight the Forum’s 10th anniversary celebration. Speakers will explore advances made in the environmental movement over the last decade and innovations on the horizon for the coming decade.

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As PG&E Filed For Bankruptcy, Swaroop Kept Fighting For Energy Justice

"Shalini Swaroop is general counsel for Marin Clean Energy, the first of a new breed of electricity providers in California known as community choice aggregators, or CCAs. When Marin Clean Energy launched in 2010, it gave San Francisco Bay Area residents a government-run alternative to Pacific Gas & Electric, the monopoly utility that recently filed for bankruptcy protection amid huge wildfire liabilities."

Source: LA Times, 04/17/2019

"Want To Limit Global Warming? Electrify Everything, Finds Study"

"Researchers at the Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology (LUT) in Finland and Energy Watch Group (EWG) have completed a 4½ year study that examined how to meet the goals of the Paris climate accords without such measures as carbon capture and geoengineering. Their conclusion? Run everything on electricity and generate all of that electricity using renewables, primarily solar."

Source: CleanTechnica, 04/17/2019
June 18, 2019 to June 19, 2019

Roadmap 12: Test Drive the Future

This conference on electric, shared and smart mobility takes place at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. Learn about developing trends, new product lines, participate in smart mobility tours and interactive sessions, network with leaders in industry, government and utilities. Media attendance welcome.

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