J1 - Advocacy Journalism
L.A. Press Club 2013 Awards Entry

It's easy to get excited about renewable energy and report on it positively. But every big industry needs a watchdog. It's easy to think of the desert as a dumping ground. But it's actually an important ecoystem. Chris Clarke gets people thinking about the value of the desert.

The following are a few examples of work from the 2012 calendar year.

Salton Sea Stench: Get Used To It.

Salton Sea Stench: Get Used To It.

A History of Disregarding California's Desert

A History of Disregarding California's Desert

Give Providence Mountains to the National Park Service

Give Providence Mountains to the National Park Service

What the Cadiz Water Plan is and Why it Needs to be Stopped

What the Cadiz Water Plan is and Why it Needs to be Stopped

BLM Still Limiting Public Comment on Desert Renewables

BLM Still Limiting Public Comment on Desert Renewables