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Emily Gertz

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New York City
Environment Reporter and Editor — Freelance
Covers:  climate change, energy, green materials, resilience, environmental justice, biodiversity, wildlife, conservation, Arctic, cryosphere, politics, environmental science, environment

Journalist: enviro, climate, energy. Also tweeting at @deregtracker. TowKnight Fellow 2018 @CUNYJSchool

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Journalist and editor with over a decade of experience covering environment , science, technology news. Deep knowledge of and passion for the environmental beat nationally and internationally—particularly climate change, energy, conservation, environmental justice, politics, and new green technol...

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@ejgertz — 7,978 followers, 27,340 tweets

RT @julito77: Today at 11am local time in #PuertoRico, @ricardorossello will be holding a press conference about his executive or… https://t.co/kNZ2008mAb
RT @ashleyn1cole: I guess if they’re going to blame us for everything, we’re going to have to start a mentally ill lobby to fight the NRA.…
RT @IJNet: The #Parkland shooting is more evidence of the gun epidemic in the U.S. What’s the role of journalists? This articl… https://t.co/PZnQfZAopZ
2/2 GOP-led Congress revoked rule in early 2017 & Trump signed that bill into law. "Chris Cox, NRA-ILA executive director, said the move 'marks a new era for law-abiding gun owners, as we now have a president who respects and supports our arms.'” via @NBCNews
1/2 The Obama-era gun check rule, passed after #SandyHook massacre, "added people receiving Social Security checks for mental illnesses and people deemed unfit to handle their own financial affairs to the national background check database."  https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/trump-signs-bill-revoking-obama-era-gun-checks-people-mental-n727221 
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Environmental news producer at OregonLive.com, the online arm of The Oregonian newspaper.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Certainly!

How is social media changing news?

How isn't social media changing news?