Author Archives: Bud Ward

About Bud Ward

Bud Ward is editor of The Yale Forum (E-mail: bud@yaleclimatemediaforum.org).

‘Chasing Ice’ Film Maker’s Take on Climate Story-Telling

Environmental photographer and filmmaker James Balog brings to AGU session a unique skill and message on communicating on climate change.

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NASA’s Jim Hansen Wins 2012 Stephen Schneider Award

Climate One’s 2012 award winner acknowledges the irony of his receiving an award in honor of a fellow scientist far more comfortable with the rigors of climate science outreach activities.

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Communicators, Scientists See Strengths, Limits in Social Media, Blogging

A panel at AGU’s annual fall meeting sings the praises of communicating climate science through a wide range of media — from full-length books to Twitter tweets — and outlines rules of the road and strengths/limitations of each medium.

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Sampling AGU’s Poly- and Mono-Syllabic Offerings

AGU offers a vast array of technical and nontechnical sessions … more than enough for any climate-curious attendee.

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State Climatologist Offers ‘Hierarchy of Credibility’

Texas’s state climatologist suggests ‘hierarchy of credibility’ could help public sort out competing climate science claims.

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A Veteran Scientist’s Communications Advice to Colleagues

‘A learnable skill’ is how Richard Somerville describes science communications, offering some medical metaphors as examples.

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The ‘New AGU’ … Talking Up Its Policy Backbone

AGU leadership professes its willingness to head-up an aggressive public policy and ‘education’ campaign directed at congressional skeptics.

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