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- Scientists Forsake a Nebraska Climate Study Mum on Human Influences
- Media Observers Applaud L.A. Times Policy on Climate Letters to Editor
- National Reporters Share Perspectives on Climate Beat
- Columnist Robert Samuelson: Time to Think Carbon Tax?
- English Prof and Nonfiction Writer Turns AGU Blogger
- Typhoon Haiyan and Tacloban: Another Love Canal ‘Focusing Event’? Not So Fast
- California’s ‘Rim Fire’ and Climate Change…Dots Connected…Or Not?
- Columbia, S.C., Meteorologist’s ‘Climate Matters’ Efforts Featured in Video
- Feeding 9 Billion on a Hot and Hungry Planet
Author Archives: David Appell
Potential benefits of geoengineering, despite attendant risks, appeal to some interests showing little concern for the seriousness of the climate change issue generally. What goes here?
Climate change communication researchers and representatives of diverse climate science information media convene in Beijing under auspices of leading Yale and Renmin University programs.
Scientists sometimes ‘have a special responsibility to engage on policy issues’ relevant to their science. But they need to proceed with care when they remove their scientist hats and speak instead as citizens. Reposted with permission of The Conversation.
Providing suitable spatial and temporal context remains a critical need if journalists are to meet their responsibilities for informing global publics about risks posed by a warming climate. Are the media ready to do so?
A panel of seasoned environmental journalists ponders the past, present, and future of their trade and the potential for effective nonprofit journalism.
Timing, stiff competition for finite news ‘holes,’ earlier leaks of major news, and the absence of a real ‘headline grabber’… all contributed to a relative dearth of front-page media attention to the first installment of IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report.
Reposted with permission from ‘The Conversation,’ this piece offers a September 27 ‘first look’ at the initial public release of IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report.