Los Angeles Times, 2022
Author(s): Staff | Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Times documented the uneven and historically lethal impact of extreme heat in California’s low income neighborhoods. The newspaper put a human face on its meticulous data analysis, telling the personal stories of residents’ grief and struggle with thermal inequity
For the first time, Excellence in Environmental Reporting is named in honor of Edward W. “Ted” Scripps II. Early in his career, Ted worked as a reporter for United Press and Scripps Howard newspapers in Denver and San Francisco. Ted also served as a vice president and secretary of The E.W. Scripps Company. He was a conservationist with interests in environmental issues and changing technologies in the communications industry.