Author Archives: Bud Ward

About Bud Ward

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

Yale Climate Media Forum (06/08 Update)

Thank you for visiting The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media website! We’re extremely pleased to announce a generous multi-year gift from The Grantham Foundation for Protection of the Environment to support this site and related journalism training [...]


Giving Kids a Voice … and a Role: ‘How We Know What We Know’

“A hopeful book in a discouraging time.” It’s how Antioch University Professor David Sobel characterizes “How We Know What We Know About Our Changing Climate: Scientists and Kids Explore Global Warming,” co-authored by Lynne Cherry and Gary Braasch.


Cogito, ergo sum. I Report, Therefore I Blog.

Cogito, ergo sum. Or Je pense, donc je suis. Enough of the Latin and French. Let’s stick to English. I think, therefore I am. We can thank Rene Descartes for giving us that critical element of Western philosophy. But for [...]


Prominent Social Scientist Baruch Fischhoff: On Need for Climate and Decision/Social Sciences

A respected social scientist, Baruch Fischhoff of Carnegie Mellon University, sees his discipline having to play an increasingly critical role in the climate change arena if citizens are to become fully engaged and involved in the issue.


Yale Climate Media Forum (03/08 Update)

Thank you for visiting The Yale Forum on Climate Change & the Media. As we pass the half-year point – Wow, already! – of our first anniversary, it is sobering to consider how much has changed in the months since [...]


Feasting at the Annual AAAS Conference: More to Chew on than Just Free Eats

Veteran participants in the annual conferences of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, AAAS, will tell you it’s just another word for that meeting. Intrepid reporters, and hungry ones, can eat their way through the annual four-day programs [...]


WSJ’s ‘Environmental Capital’ Blog Launched

You might want to think about adding another journalist’s blog to your internet “favorites” or RSS feed-reader. Veteran Wall Street Journal reporters Jeffrey Ball and Keith Johnson this week launched “Environmental Capital“. Most of the reporting is to be done [...]


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