Award-winning journalist & author of environmental books. Investigative reporter, columnist, &. mng. editor of the green-building site Solaripedia, public speaker. Sketch artist. email@example.com
KING5 "Live at Five" focuses on Value Village in an interview on this thrift-store chain. "Two years ago, the nonprofit media organization InvestigateWest published a series of articles about Value Village that brought to light some of the activities that [WA. State Attorney General] Bob Ferguson's suit seeks to end. The reporter who wrote those stories -- Francesca Lyman -- joined KING 5's Amanda Grace and David Espinosa-Hall to talk about what her reporting found."
InvestigateWest reporting on Savers prompts three s...
Francesca Lyman’s investigation of a for-profit thrift store chain which does more than $1.2 billion in business a year, while masquerading as a charity, has won an Arlene Award for Writing that Makes a Difference. The award comes from the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA), which honors outstanding nonfiction work produced on a freelance basis each year.
The story was reported for InvestigateWest with support from the Fund for Investigative Journalism.
ASJA is the professiona...
The journals of the scientists, artists, and filmmakers on expedition to a remote rain forest in Central Africa, home to Baka pygmies, gorillas, elephants and 200 foot trees.
The Greenhouse Trap: What We're Doing to the Atmosphere and How We Can Slow Global Warming (World Resources Institute Guide to the Environment): Francesca Lyman: 9780807085035:
The Greenhouse Trap: What We're Doing to the Atmosphere and How We Can Slow Global Warming (A World Resources Institute Guide to the Environment)---If it's not already here, signs are that climate change may come soon. What will global warming mean for all of us who share the planet? How will it affect our health, our food supply, and the plant and animal species around us? How does our present way of life damage the atmosphere-and what can we do now to make a difference?
"Your Environment" a biweekly news and views column for MSNBC.com, covering medical health science as it applies to our health and well being; covered the environmental health impacts of terrorist attacks at the World Trade Centers and the Pentagon from day one, 9/11/2001, ongoing for several years. Winner of a First Prize for environmental journalism.
The destruction wrought by Superstorm Sandy is a timely reminder of some of the threats climate change can pose to life and infrastructure. What can communities do to better prepare? How can communities prepare for the mental-health needs, and the other effects on human health that massive storms increasingly pose?