Yale Environment 360



In-depth environmental news, commentary, and analysis2008ScienceNationalConnecticutNew HavenNon-profitDonationsGrantsHewlett FoundationMacArthur FoundationUniversity02-51-10WinterhouseYale University; Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Sciences; content sharing with The Guardian and Reuters; works with MediaStorm on online video reports.New Haven - ConnecticutRoger CohnFen MontaigneYale Environment 360 is an online magazine that publishes long-form environmental journalism by prominent reporters academics and policymakers. A nonprofit backed primarily by two heavyweight philanthropic foundations e360 as it’s known isn’t subject to the market pressures squeezing many outlets. That leaves its full-time staff of three to focus on producing in-depth news commentary and analysis—and more recently extended video reports—on a wide range of environmental topics from climate change and energy policy to coral reef bleaching and mountaintop removal mining. In 2007 James Gustave “Gus” Speth then dean of the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Sciences (and also a co-founder of the National Resources Defense Council) brought the concept to Roger Cohn former editor of Mother Jones and Audubon and e360 was born. “We wanted to do a serious job of reporting on a broad range of environmental issues and science” Cohn says. “It was a niche that was not being served something in between an academic journal and a green publication on lifestyle issues.” http://www.cjr.org/news_startups_guide/2011/01/yale-environment-360.phpe360.yale.edu
TaglineIn-depth environmental news, commentary, and analysis
Year Founded2008
Type or CoverageScience
StateNational
StateConnecticut
CityNew Haven
Business TypeNon-profit
Revenue SourcesDonations
Revenue SourcesGrants
Institutional SupportHewlett Foundation
Institutional SupportMacArthur Foundation
Institutional SupportUniversity
Staff Size (Business)0
Staff Size (Editorial)2-5
Active Volunteers1-10
CMSWinterhouse
AffiliationsYale University; Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Sciences; content sharing with The Guardian and Reuters; works with MediaStorm on online video reports.
Mappin LocationNew Haven - Connecticut
Principal StaffRoger Cohn
Principal StaffFen Montaigne
DescriptionYale Environment 360 is an online magazine that publishes long-form environmental journalism by prominent reporters academics and policymakers. A nonprofit backed primarily by two heavyweight philanthropic foundations e360 as it’s known isn’t subject to the market pressures squeezing many outlets. That leaves its full-time staff of three to focus on producing in-depth news commentary and analysis—and more recently extended video reports—on a wide range of environmental topics from climate change and energy policy to coral reef bleaching and mountaintop removal mining. In 2007 James Gustave “Gus” Speth then dean of the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Sciences (and also a co-founder of the National Resources Defense Council) brought the concept to Roger Cohn former editor of Mother Jones and Audubon and e360 was born. “We wanted to do a serious job of reporting on a broad range of environmental issues and science” Cohn says. “It was a niche that was not being served something in between an academic journal and a green publication on lifestyle issues.”
Profile on CJRhttp://www.cjr.org/news_startups_guide/2011/01/yale-environment-360.php
Homepagee360.yale.edu