Author Archives: Bud Ward

About Bud Ward

Bud Ward is editor of The Yale Forum (E-mail:

Yale Climate Media Forum (11/08 Update)

Change. It’s everywhere one goes nowadays, with the term in effect having short-handed for the successful campaign of President-elect Barack Obama.


Virginia Tech Hosts SEJ Annual Conference

Climate Change, Coal Mining/Burning Highlights for 800 SEJ Participants in Roanoke

ROANOKE, VA. – The annual fete and feast known to environmental reporters as the Society of Environmental Journalists’ annual conference this year offered some 800-plus attendees a diverse menu of climate change, coal, energy, and related morsels. The October 15-19 [...]


Yale Climate Media Forum (10/08 Update)

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Yale Climate Media Forum (09/08 Update)

Thanks for visiting our one-year-old site for The Yale Forum on Climate Change and The Media.


Scientists/Media Interactions Said More Frequent … and ‘Far Smoother’

A ‘Sea Change’ in Findings from 1,300 Researchers? Research scientists and journalists may be interacting lots more than generally thought, and the scientists’ experiences, at least, may be “far smoother” than generally thought. That’s the gist of a new research [...]


Dire Predictions: Unique, and Uniquely Illustrated Addition to Climate Science Communications

View larger image Climatologist Michael E. Mann might be forgiven for having wondered if yet another book on global climate change was warranted. Whether yet another global warming book could make a significant contribution to the field, could be different [...]


PEJ Newspapers Content Analysis: Science Coverage Seen Declining

Some of the beats most likely to provide the best platforms for newspaper coverage of climate change are doing worse than other news categories in the increasingly competitive newsroom – garnering less space as newspapers continue grappling with endemic economic [...]


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