ICFJ’s Global Climate Reporting Program

Deadline: 19 August 2018
Open to: journalists from all countries
Benefits: airfare, lodging and meals during the program will be covered by the organizers


ICFJ’s Global Climate Reporting Program aims to increase coverage of the potential impacts of extreme weather and climate-related effects on society by improving journalists’ knowledge and capacity. Participants will learn from global experts about how extreme weather and climate affect human health and safety and natural ecosystems, and produce stories on these critical topics.

The program will bring up to 16 international journalists to San Francisco on September 10-15 to participate in the 2018 Global Climate Action Summit alongside top experts in the fields of climate, sustainability and inclusive economic growth. They will have access to the full conference as well as breakout sessions with experts and a workshop with experienced climate journalists.


  • The ideal candidate is a professional journalist with experience covering climate issues;
  • The program is open to journalists from all countries;
  • Journalists from India, China, Brazil, South Africa, Germany, France, Poland, Japan, Mexico and Australia are especially encouraged to apply.


Airfare, lodging and meals during the program will be covered by the organizers.

How to apply?

In order to apply, please fill the application form.

For more information, please visit the official web page.