May 22, 2024

Events Schedule



December 6, 2023 – Appearance on What Doesn’t Kill You: Food Industry Insights podcast on Heritage Radio Network talking about hazards of manure biodigesters.

November 8, 2023 – Appearance on What Doesn’t Kill You; Food Industry Insights podcast on Heritage Radio Network talking about nitrate contamination in drinking water. 

October 12, 2023 – Speaking in Iowa City Book Festival on farm nutrient contamination and Toxic Terrain Project.

October 6, 2023 – Appearance on Andy Revkin’s streaming Response Gap program, talking about glacial outburst lakes in Himalayas, keyed to climate change flood that destroyed a dam in Sikkim. Conversation included this piece about 2013 Uttarakhand flood. 

October 2, 2023 – Speaking to Sustainable Rural Wisconsin Network on farm nutrient contamination and Toxic Terrain project.

May 4, 2023 – Address in Perrysburg, Ohio on harmful algal blooms and farm nutrient discharges.

March 13, 2023 – Wilson Center event Blue Planet Turns Green event featuring reporting on harmful algal blooms in U.S. and worldwide.

January to December – Investigative reporting funded by Alicia Patterson Foundation and Fund For Investigative Journalism on causes and consequences of farm nutrient discharges in the Corn Belt.


April through June – Reporting for Circle of Blue on hazardous algal blooms. Investigation to move the needle on solutions.

January through March – Reporting for Circle of Blue on Arizona water scarcity. Project funded with fellowship from Stanford University’s Bill Lane Center for the American West.


January through March – Reporting for Circle of Blue on water supply and access in Texas.

April through — Locked down by the pandemic.


March though May – Reporting for ProPublica on the Appalachian Storage Hub in West Virginia.

May through July — Reporting for the New York Times and other platforms on urban affairs, energy, and economic development in the United States and Malaysia.

August through December — Reporting for ProPublica and National Geographic on coal pollution in the United States.


January through March — Reporting for the Los Angeles Times in Salt Lake City

April – Reporting for Mongabay in Malaysia

April 22 – May 5 – Speaking tour in India

June 4 – Speaking engagement Haverford College 40th Class Reunion

June 24 – Wedding party Somerset, Kentucky


January 3 to January 26 — Reporting in Tamil Nadu, India for Circle of Blue

February 12 — Speaking engagement World Affairs Council, Grand Rapids, Michigan

April 22 to May 6 — Reporting in the Philippines for Mongabay

May 9 — Speaking engagement World Wildlife Fund, Washington, DC.

September — Speaking tour and reporting in India for U.S. State Department, Wilson Center, and Circle of Blue.

October to December – Reporting under six-month contract for Los Angeles Times as western environment and public lands correspondent.


January 1, 2016 – Johannesburg, reporting from South Africa for Circle of Blue

February 11, 2016 – Capetown, South Africa, Worldwide Fund For Nature, speaking engagement

February 22, 2016 – New York meetings

February 26, 2016 – Washington. D.C.,  meeting CitiScope editors

March 9 and 10, 2016 – Ann Arbor, MI,  Detroit conference planning strategy consultancy

March 11, 2016 – Owensboro, KY., Reporting from Kentucky

March 22, 2016 – Washington, D.C., speaking American University on South Africa

April 19-20, 2016 – Huntsville, AL., speaking engagement, conference on water security and strategy

September 16-18, 2016 – Middlebury, VT., reunion Middlebury Environmental Journalism Fellowship Program

October 14, 2016 – Somerset, KY., reporting from Kentucky


January 1 to January 31, 2015 — Reporting from Panama.

June 7 to June 22, 2015 — Reporting from California.

September 17, 2015 — Appearance, University of Michigan.

October 20, 21, 2015 — Speaking at NY Institute of Technology, Sustainable Megacities Conference, Beijing, China.

October 22 to November 1, 2015 — Reporting from Pearl River Delta, China.


January 1 to January 11, 2014 — Traveling in Eastern Europe – Prague, Berlin, Frankfurt.

January 18 to January 22, 2014 — Speaking at International Water Summit, Abu Dhabi.

January 23 to January 30, 2014 — Reporting for Circle of Blue in Assam and Meghalaya, Northeast India.

January 31 to February 6, 2014 — Attending opening of Convention Center, Owensboro, Kentucky.

February 24, 2014 — Briefing Wilson Center staff on Choke Point: India II findings, Washington, D.C.

February 24, 2014 — Global Choke Point speaking engagement, New York University, New York City.

March 28, 2014 — Addressing energy and water meeting, New York City.

April 2, 2014 —The Uttarakhand flood and India’s menacing energy choke point, speaking engagement, Wilson Center, Washington, D.C.

May 28 – June 5, 2014 — Reporting in Peru on confrontation between water supply and mineral development.

June 6, 2014 — Speaking at International Affairs Forum China Conference, Traverse City, Michigan.

September 2 – 7, 2014 — Global Choke Point, addressing World Water Week conference, Stockholm.

September 10, 2014 – Speaking at Harvard University forum on cities and water.

September 11, 2014 — Speaking at Unity College, Unity, Maine.

October 8, 2014 — Speaking at Circle of Blue presentation, Traverse City, Michigan.

October 30, 2014 — Speaking on Global Choke Point, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio.

November 7, 2014 — Speaking at World Affairs Councils of America conference, Washington, D.C.

November 8 – November 23, 2014 — Speaking tour on findings from Choke Point: India with engagements in New Delhi and other cities in India. Reporting from Arunachal Pradesh, Delhi, Assam, Meghalaya.

December 9, 2014 — Boston Public Library talk on Global ChokePoint: Earth Pushes Back. WorldBoston Great Decisions Discssion Series.

December 29, 2014 – February 1, 2015 — Reporting from Panama, Costa Rica, Colombia.

2 thoughts on “Events Schedule

  1. Raquel, have no plans but would love to visit to see that Tar Sands mess. I spoke several times in Calgary and Edmonton. But it’s been a few years back, Keith

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