For the journalist, or team, who have done the most to scrutinise and report on these important and interconnected subjects. Work can be purely about energy, purely about the environment, or about both. Please submit up to three articles and a cover statement of up to 500 words explaining how the entries showed journalistic rigour, brought new information to light and served the public interest.
Energy and Environment Journalism
- Analysis: Cutting the ‘green crap’ has added £2.5bn to UK energy bills
- Analysis: Record-low price for UK offshore wind is nine times cheaper than gas
- Analysis: Why UK energy bills are soaring to record highs – and how to cut them
The judges said: “This journalist is extraordinarily productive and at times has provided a one-person corrective to the prevailing political discourse on energy and the have been proved right.”
Carbon Brief editor Leo Hickman picks up the Energy & Environment Journalism award for colleague Simon Evans from Suchandrika Chakrabarti and Jeremy Vine. Picture: ASV Photography Ltd for Press Gazette
- Victory for Express as Green Bill to protect wildlife is toughened
- Inside the melting heart of a glacier
- It’s time for a GREEN Britain: Express launches historic crusade
The judges praised the Daily Express for “changing its editorial stance in recent years to become a leading voice campaigning for the environment and securing positive change”. Ingham in particular was praised for rigorous and incisive journalism.
John Ingham of the Daily Express picks up the Energy and Environment Journalism at the British Journalism Awards 2021 from Jeremy Vine and OVO Energy