Now there is more carbon dioxide trapping heat than in the past 800,000 years.
In a four-page comic book set, the underlying message is accurate: Because we’ve released so much CO2, we’ve unleashed massive changes in the climate.
Local journalists cover the pandemic and the effect it has on The Navajo Nation.
Several new tests look for SARS-CoV-2 in saliva, and the new work finds a striking correlation between high virus levels and later hospitalization or death.
Journalists investigate how America's jails have become mental health treatment centers.
Here's a look inside the "Afro-Latinx Revolution."
Finally, a Black reporter was chosen for a clinical trial, which meant even more waiting.
Two gorillas at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park test positive for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
The Mexican government says the water is theirs, at least before it crosses the border. And they’re exploring what to do with it.
Many South Florida farmers are still picking up the pieces after Tropical Storm Eta destroyed 80 percent of their crops.
As Abby lives in isolation in San Francisco's Mission District and does her learning online, she dreams of space and being an astronaut.
"This needs to be a science-driven response," said Luciana Borio, who is on President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team.
Being a “Land Grant” university is a source of pride at Ohio State University—but why? Eye on Ohio looks into the Native American lands that helped fuel one of Ohio's largest economic engines.
The Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting captures the stories of people and places hit hardest by the nation’s worst pandemic in a century.
Propublica and the New York Times magazine use a groundbreaking data model to explore the daunting implications of climate change for global migration.
A reporting project exploring the systematic abuses of agriculture workers in the food industry in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Charlotte ranks dead last among larger cities in terms of upward mobility. This project looks at COVID-19's disproportionate impact on the city's Black population in several areas.
COVID-19 + the Trump Administration + an already broken asylum system = a total disaster.
Centro de Periodismo Investigativo (CPI) investigated the ways COVID-19 affects Puerto Rican communities in the US.
In partnership with local media organizations across Illinois, this project elevates the stories of “Prairie State” museums and their inherent community and economic value as they face the COVID crisis.
With the economy in crisis because of the pandemic, survival is a day-to-day struggle for millions of undocumented Americans and Latinx immigrants living below the poverty line.
The 1857 Project tells the story of race in St. Louis, Missouri, and Illinois. The 1857 Dred Scott decision denying blacks humanity and the 1858 Lincoln-Douglas debates were the prelude to Civil War.
Sabrina Shankman reports on the growing fears of residents in South Portland, Maine, as they try to solve a mystery: Are the fumes emanating from storage tanks of the nation's easternmost oil port harming their kids?
In this two-part series, viewers are given an inside look at the heart-pounding race for a coronavirus vaccine, while a group of talented disease detectives unravel the secrets of this new disease.
Post-NAFTA Mexico was flooded with cheap sugary, fatty junk food from the U.S.–triggering a dual crisis: obesity and malnutrition. As NAFTA renegotiations progress, will these crises come up at all?
Together, more than 148 non-profit Jewish federations hold assets of $16 billion in the United States and Canada. Investigative journalist Uri Blau examines how the money is spent.
In the 1950s the Cold War forever changed the American southwest, as thousands of hopeful uranium prospectors took to the hills in Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and beyond.
Photojournalist David Maurice Smith travelled to the remote Canadian First Nations community of Attawapiskat, Canada to document the cultural context of a suicide epidemic facing its residents.
For more than 30 years, James Whitlow Delano has documented the U.S./Mexico border. He now takes a close at the people as he examines financial, political and human rights implications.
This project investigates the important emerging political debate about whether or not nuclear power can reduce the threats posed by climate change.
Listen to award-winning journalist Daniella Zalcman discuss her latest work on Canada's Indian residential schools titled: "Signs of Your Identity."
In a project for PBS NewsHour, Nick Schifrin and Zach Fannin report on why President-Elect Donald Trump's promises to build a wall and pull out of free trade agreements could exacerbate the illegal immigration he vows to fight.
How did you spend your summer vacation? Pulitzer Center grantee Brian Castner paddled 1,125 miles down the Mackenzie River in Arctic Canada to report on climate change.
As the U.S. government responded to Hurricane Katrina what difference did it make that the nation was at war? In what ways were post-Katrina relief operations experienced as the war “coming home"?
Photojournalist Dominic Bracco II's reporting follows Diego, a former gang member on his personal journey for reconciliation and redemption. In this video Bracco gives a behind-the-scenes look at the history of violence in Juarez.
Tina Rosenberg discusses how a measured dose of wine can become the first step towards stability for alcoholics at a shelter for the homeless in Ottawa, Canada.
This year, the Institute for Nonprofit News was one of three news organizations to win the award, which is presented by the Great Lakes Protection Fund.
North Carolina state climatologist joins journalists and coastal leaders for first in regional Connected Coastlines webinar series.
In this on-demand webinar, Pulitzer Center grantees discuss their reporting on rising sea levels and the hazards of floodwaters along the Southeastern coast
The legendary anchor received a Lifetime Achievement Award, and spoke with journalist Jon Sawyer, executive director of the Pulitzer Center.
The Pulitzer Center announces our inaugural Fellows and projects for the Post-Graduate Reporting Fellowship Program for Columbia and Medill Journalism Schools.
In this on-demand webinar, Natasha S. Alford shares her reporting on how a surge of Black pride and identification in Puerto Rico is fueling a revolution of political consciousness.
The Pulitzer Center invited educators to view a webinar that connected participants to the Center's education staff to explore methods for using reporting exercises to increase students’ engagement, critical thinking skills, media literacy skills, and empathy.
What is the relationship between activism and art? Should journalists be involved in advocacy? Activists, journalists, and artists discuss how narrative can shape the path to justice.
The Pulitzer Center's partnership with Free Spirit Media, now in its 11th year, connects teen filmmakers with grantee journalists.
In the introduction to the Q3 2020 report, Executive Director Jon Sawyer notes the "most significant expansion in staff capacity in our history," as well as major investments in news and education.
The interactive project explores the pervasive issue of femicide—"violence against women because they are women"—in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico.
The initiative from The New York Times Magazine explores how slavery defines America’s past and present.
In this lesson, students read and analyze reporting that investigates the relationship between climate change and migration using both data journalism and wrenching storytelling.
In this lesson, students explore the concept of triage in Missouri's public defender system, and more broadly across the United States.
In this lesson, students consider questions of identity and visibility by analyzing a documentary about an intersex woman from Zimbabwe seeking asylum in the U.S.
Students learn about voter suppression and disenfranchisement in U.S. elections, and how people are mobilizing to combat it.
In this workshop, elementary students will learn what it means to be a refugee, explore how four child migrants around the world go to school, and reflect on common threads between their lives.
In this lesson, students will analyze data showing that Black and brown people are over-represented in COVID-19 mortality statistics, investigate structural causes, and search for solutions.
As students across the world learn remotely, Pulitzer Center is committed to supporting educators with engaging resources that are online and easily printable.
Students explore images from the Everyday Africa, evaluate how images can inform a person's understanding of what a place looks like, and brainstorm images that they can compose to more accurately...
Students explore images from Everyday Africa, and then practice planning images for a photography exhibition that aims to present everyday life in their communities.
This is the third lesson in the Everyday DC unit, and it introduces students to photography techniques for use in their Everyday DC project.
Students explore photography the Everyday Africa and Everyday DC projects to develop curation and caption-writing skills.
This is the seventh and final lesson in the Everyday DC unit, where students conclude their work on Everyday DC by completing a final individual and collaborative project.