Laurie Goering edits the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s daily news website on the humanitarian and development impacts of climate change. As part of her work, she helps train and mentor a network of more than 100 developing world climate change journalists. Prior to coming to the Thomson Reuters Foundation in 2009, she worked as a foreign correspondent for the Chicago Tribune newspaper for 15 years based in New Delhi, Kuwait, Johannesburg, Rio de Janeiro, Havana, Mexico City and London. She opened the first post-revolution U.S. newspaper bureau in Havana in 2001, and spent extensive time reporting from Afghanistan and Iraq, including as a unilateral journalist during the Second Gulf War in 2003. Reporting from more than 85 countries, Laurie has covered a wide variety of humanitarian, political, economic and environmental issues and has written about climate change since 2003 in countries ranging from Indonesia to South Africa.
Executive summary: Laurie Goering edits the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s news website on the humanitarian and development impacts of climate change. Previously she was a Chicago Tribune correspondent based in New Delhi, Johannesburg, Mexico City, Havana, Rio de Janeiro and London.
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