The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

Climate and Environment Investigations at #CIJSummer 2023

Where to find good climate and environment stories? How to report them for the biggest impact?

This year we are bringing journalists specialising in climate and environment investigations from all over the world.

From industries destroying the environment to the broken promises, from greenwash to water-focused stories, our speakers will talk you through the methods they use, the lessons they learned and the skills they use the most.

Don’t miss these talks: 

Broken Promises: From greenwashing to compensation 

Flash Floods: How to report when climate disaster strikes

Making it Count: Using data to tell stories from the climate crisis

No Business as Usual


Arun Karki

Based in Nepal, Arun is a data journalist, trainer and Founder/Executive Director of the Center for Data Journalism Nepal (CDJN). He has been leading various data-driven journalism projects since 2020, including COVID-19 data reporting, Climate Investigations using Open Source Intelligence and Data, and the Use of Data in Public Interest Reporting.

Basant Pratap Singh

Basant Pratap Singh is an investigative journalist based in Far-western Nepal, with a 17-year experience in the field. He has built a reputation for himself as a reporter in covering pressing issues related to the environment, climate change, human rights, gender, and social affairs, as well as good governance in remote and rural parts of Western Nepal.

Ed Davey

Ed Davey is a Special Correspondent for Climate Accountability at the Associated Press, working to hold corporations and politicians to account for their contribution to global warming. He specialises in investigative and environmental journalism.

Elfredah Kevin-Alerechi

Elfredah Kevin-Alerechi is a freelance multimedia investigative journalist, passionate about environmental and climate justice. She specialises in fact-checking, data journalism and OSINT. An alumna of the Oxford Climate Journalism Network of the Reuters Institute of Journalism.

Gianluca Liva

Gianluca Liva is an Italian science journalist and science communicator. Gianluca is one of the founders of RADAR Magazine, a website of an Italian collective of science, investigative and environmental journalists and photographers.

Luuk Sengers

Luuk Sengers is an experienced teacher and investigative journalist. He lectures at universities and in newsrooms and writes data-driven stories for the leading Dutch magazine De Groene Amsterdammer. He is also co-developer of Story-Based Inquiry.

Michèle Ebongue

Michèle Ebongue is an investigative journalist, data journalist, fact-checker, blogger, Head of News Desk at Data Cameroon. Michelle started as a radio journalist, but with time moved to print. Since July 2020, she joined the team of Data Cameroon, an online publication specialising in data journalism and fact-checking.

Sechaba Mokhethi

Sechaba Mokhethi is an investigative journalist and founding partner of MNN Centre for Investigative Journalism in Lesotho. He started out as a political writer for Public Eye, a local newspaper in Lesotho.

Dr Tobi Oluwatola

Dr Tobi Oluwatola is the Executive Director of the Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development, a West African media innovation think tank. Prior to CJID, he worked in many policy and business consulting roles in four continents including the World Bank, FCDO, GIZ, RAND Corporation and KPMG.
Published: 26 Apr 2023