The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

Train-the-Trainer climate reporting bootcamp in New Delhi

DataLEADS is organising a comprehensive two-day, in-person training bootcamp aimed at improving the understanding of the criticality of climate change reporting and its influence on addressing urgent climate-related inquiries with significant ramifications on policy-making. This workshop will bring together a diverse group of 16 participants from various parts of India.

Class duration: 2 days

Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the environmental and climate change and how to report and communicate it to others using different investigative tools and techniques such as cross border reporting, data verification, artificial intelligence (AI) and factchecking. issues and the significance of understanding the climate crisis. Once trained, the trainers now called ‘Climate Coach’ will organise training workshops for newsrooms, press clubs, journalism and educational institutes to train the target audience across India.

Dr. S. Sreekesh

Dr. Sreekesh is an Associate professor at the Centre for the Study of Regional Development, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India and also a member of expert committee of 2 National missions of Climate change namely National Mission of Strategic Knowledge for Climate Change and National Mission on Sustaining the Himalayan Ecosystem.

Amitabh Sinha

Amitabh Sinha is Deputy Editor at The Indian Express. He has been a journalist for 23 years, and has previously worked with Press Trust of India, Reuters and BBC. At The Indian Express, where he has spent more than 15 years, Amitabh writes mainly on climate change and science, two very vast fields that cover a range of topics.

Chandrani Sinha

Chandrani Sinha is an independent multimedia journalist, currently based in Guwahati city of Assam India. She covers the eastern corridor of India along with all the North-Eastern states including West Bengal and Odisha.

Rintu Thomas

Rintu Thomas is an Academy Award-nominated, Peabody Award-winning Indian filmmaker, whose decade-long body of work sits at the intersection of storytelling as both an art and a conversation. Her recent feature documentary 'Writing With Fire' was India's first feature documentary to be nominated for an Oscar.

Syed Nazakat

Syed Nazakat is an award-winning Indian journalist, media entrepreneur, founder of DataLEADS. He leads DataLEADS in New Delhi, as well as oversees its outreach across Asia with different partners, including with Google News Initiative.

Anoushka Dalmia

Anoushka Dalmia is a data-driven investigative journalist with a focus on socio-economic health. She is a Special Correspondent & Trainer with DataLEADS.

Aditi Tandon

Aditi is the Production Editor at Mongabay India, an environment news portal. She has over 15 years of experience in journalism and communications. She is also a fact-checking trainer with the Google News Initiative India Training Network and has been tracking growing misinformation about climate change in India.

Subhra Priyadarshini

Subhra Priyadarshini is the Editor in Chief of Nature India and Nature Portfolio's globally supported projects. She has been a science and environment journalist for close to 25 years, working with various Indian and global media houses.

Ansgar Graw

Ansgar Graw is a German journalist and publicist. He assumed directorship of the Singapore-based Media Programme Asia of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in August 2021. In Berlin, he has observed German domestic and foreign policy over many years.


  • 23 June 2023 India (GMT +5:30)
  • 24 June 2023 India (GMT +5:30)
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