As land and water management issues in the region worsen with climate change, there are no easy solutions, writes Virginia Gewin.
A recurring roundup of news about former KSJ Fellows, featuring Federico Kukso’s compendium of what the fellows have been writing.
The Atlanta native is driven by a passion to shed light on the struggles of people living in marginalized communities.
The journalists are coming to Cambridge two years later than anticipated, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and the program will not be accepting new applications this fall.
Leys’ reporting at The Des Moines Register has covered a vast range of topics, from in-depth health reports vital to everyday Iowans, to presidential campaign stories that grab national attention. But for most of his reporting career, his primary focus has been mental health.
“There are big problems we need to tackle, like climate change, and we haven’t worked out how much sacrifice we are willing to bear in the present day for the sake of future generations,” Fisher says. Society, in other words, has proven unable to think beyond the short-term to make a better world for tomorrow.