- Rethinking the ‘Slow-Down’: New Work Revises Warming Estimates Upward
- 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: Bud Ward
Barbs from the left and right are nothing new, in fact are par for the course, for any environmental reporter in a position as visible as Juliet Eilperin’s. A five-years-plus veteran of covering the beat for The Washington Post, Eilperin [...]
I can’t decide whether climate change is likely to be the biggest, and most enduring, story of the century. Or whether it’s the state of story telling in the first place – and, in particular, of journalism – that is [...]
The e-mail blast bore all the signs of news, really big news, but the tell-tale all-caps “BREAKING” had the familiar breathlessness of just one more Marc Morano “news” flash.* News Analysis The back story here involves what blogger Morano called [...]
View larger image Coauthors Mooney and Kirshenbaum at a Washington, D.C., bookstore event. Scientific issues continue to play a larger and larger role in many important public policy issues. No news flash there. Neither is it news that public understanding [...]
Praise, scorn, and even some good-natured (?) ridicule are greeting a consulting firm’s advice to “climate solutions advocates” on how to better package their climate change messages.
In a 24/7 “breaking news” world, here’s a show stopper for those carrying the burden of informing their audiences about the climate change “fixes” now under consideration on Capitol Hill. Go. But go slowly, prudently, carefully. But don’t dawdle. By [...]
(*Editor’s Note: This piece was lightly edited on May 7 to reflect a correction in a quotation to the original Revkin article pointed out by a reader.) Veteran New York Times science writer Andy Revkin calls it “my worst misstep [...]