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.


The GEJI sponsors:


Latest comments:

The CO2-footprint of your death

Your life has a CO2-footprint – but what about your death? Your death is your last CO2 footprint – but how big? Watch “Dying Eco-Friendly” here. The story is among a series of news of current affairs stories, produced by the International TV Class at the Danish School of Media and Journalism – [...]

Northern Lives – melting away?

If the Arctic is considered the world’s barometer for measuring climate change, then the Sami are at its mercury. For centuries the Sami have lived a nomadic life, prospering from herding reindeer across the Arctic wilderness. But recent development and a rapidly changing climate have broken the equilibrium – it is at risk of [...]

Kangaross, mice – and blind crawfish

We have collected a handfull of very different environment stories, written by GEJI exchange students in Monash University, Melbourne:


Worst mouse plague ever spreads across Australia

The city goes green

Healing country

The city goes green

A kangaroo steak on your plate won


Cop15, Cop16 – and no ambitions left

There was Hopenhagen.

And then, there was Flopenhagen.

We took a snapshot 9 months after Cop15, the United Nations huge climate change conference in Copenhagen, Denmark December 2009.

And again, we took a snapshot 14 months after Copenhagen, shortly after the much less hyped Cop16 in Cancun, Mexico.

Politicians and the media seemed to [...]

Renewable Energy – the European Way.

Have a drink and a smile in Scotland where whisky production turns green. Learn about Sahare solar panels in Germany – and solar panels already cover many roofs in Spanish cities. Brits want renewable energy but no wind turbines.

20 journalists covers alternative and renewable energy stratey in Europe. Read Euroviews 2010 here.

Samsø – the Green Island

Samsoe – the Green Island is an international online project involving 31 journalism students from all over the world. Their aim is to provide coverage of Samsoe’s success in becoming a CO2 neutral community.

Climate change has sparked a lot of global attention in recent years, but CO2 emissions are continually increasing worldwide.

The [...]

Biogas from pigs; bicycle riding; organic food…

Take a look at how foreign journalism students perceive the Danish environment-friendliness:

Biogas from pigs: http://webtv.djh.dk/view_video.php?viewkey=52637daa540ea9cbc474

Riding the bicycles: http://webtv.djh.dk/view_video.php?viewkey=d6b76c8436e924a68c45

Organic food; http://webtv.djh.dk/view_video.php?viewkey=0de0cfea955afd4644bb

Journalism students cover Climate Summit

See it: http://gejiweb.org/cop15/

We are a group of journalism students and teachers from the Danish School of Media and Journalism – and from around the world.

We are reporting for our own COP15 website powered through the Global Environmental Journalism Initiative GEJI project. We have during the climate summit a close coopering with the [...]

Supermarkets expand cheap organics sales

Rema 1000 Denmark is aggressively pushing cheap organic products. Organic farmers are sceptical of this development.

Continue reading Supermarkets expand cheap organics sales

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.