GEJI at the COPs

We were in Copenhagen, see gejiweb.org/cop15
And in 2010 and 2011, we checked how media and politicians changed their ambitions on Climate Change from Cop15 to Cop16 and Cop17 - read more.


Special GEJI reports:

BEYOND KYOTO - 25 international students covering a scientific conference, March 2009.
PLASTIC BAGS - students around the world exploring plastic bag usage, March-June 2009.
AFTER COP15 - investigating how media and NGOs change ambitions for the UN climate conferences.


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Reindeer herders face uncertain future

Norway’s Sami reindeer herders face an uncertain future, with the prospect of a changing climate and increasing development due to oil resources in the Arctic.

Lauren Day and Sophie Tarr report on how a way of life is changing for the Sami people.

See their story at the Reportage Enviro site.


Sillamae – a secret town for over 40 years

The town of Sillamae in Estonia was a secret for over forty years, closed to the outside world.

During the Soviet regime, factories in Sillamae refined uranium for use in power plants and weapon facilities, and was made inaccessible for security reasons.

Lauren Day and Johanna Lindfors – GEJI students in Helsinki – report [...]

Environment concerns linked to mental illness

Fears about the environment have been linked to a growing number of mental health issues in young people, writes UTS student Mary Fallon  in the Sydney Morning Herald. Also read her story on kids’ fear for future bushfires.

Reporters or missionaries. Changing roles …

This is the text version of the presentation, given at the Global Dialogue conference in Århus, Nov.6,2009.

Download pdf here.


Reporters or missionaries. Changing roles of journalists and

changing approach of news media

Global Dialogue conference, Århus, November 2009.

Paper prepared by Asbjørn Jørgensen, Ass. Professor Danish School [...]

Organic food and windmills

Denmark’s environmental reputation is linked to a few factors, two of them being organic food and wind turbines – watch a couple of foreign TV-student productions about food, and two about windmills.


Heavy GEJI presence at Global Dialogue conference

The GEJI universities and journalism schools have a significant presence at the Global Dialogue conference, going on in Århus Denmark from 3.-6. of November 2009.

The conference is on climate change and cultural values.

The Opening Panel is moderated by Professor Hans-Henrik Holm from the Danish School of Media and Journalism, having in the [...]

Journalism students to cover Climate Summit

A pool of students from Europe, America, Hong Kong, New Zealand and Australia will work as a news room during the COP15 summit in December. The students currently follow the International Semester Program at the Danish School of Media and Journalism – a program forming a core part of the GEJI project. The semester [...]