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- The Global Climate in Context — 2013 in Review
- Climate in 2013 in the U.S. … and in Context
- Inquiring Minds Want to Know … Why Is It So Cold?
- U. of Michigan, Others Exploring Faculty Public Outreach Issues
- On January’s Belated Gifts to Those Sowing Climate Doubts
- Scientist Mann, Columnist Kristof Take on ‘Neglected’ Topic
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 [...]