Reporting in the DRC: ‘As soon as I started…the lights went out’

Gabrielle Nina Mitch describes the struggle to keep her phone charged, while reporting on energy access in remote regions of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Energy Energy

The future of energy

Two billion people lack reliable access to electricity. That means one fifth of the world’s schools, hospitals and homes are often in the dark. How can everyone get access to clean energy without hastening climate change? These are issues that our energy reporting explored. 

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No electricity, no problem: How this reporter stays connected in Nigeria

Our reporting fellow Adelana Olajide explains how Nigeria’s power problems impact his journalism career.

Reporting on Zimbabwe’s resilient women

Sally Nyakanyanga reflects on her experience with the 2017 Access to Energy Journalism Fellowship.

Why nobody seems to know Canada’s total number of diesel spills

A tangle of federal and provincial bureaucracy means the impact of Canada’s diesel energy dependence is hard to quantify.

Discourse Media unveils fellowship aimed at boosting local investigative journalism

The Local News Fellowship will support three reporters with up to $9,000 each to uncover stories about energy and environment in their community.

Announcing the Local News Fellowship

A national collaborative storytelling project from Discourse Media