- 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: Julie Halpert
Some conservative interests are seeking a climate change ‘silver bullet’ attractive to their ranks and to their economic and political philosophies. An upstart Heartland Institute spin-off and a former South Carolina congressman are among those trying to show the way.
They’re among North America’s most vulnerable population groups, and their 95 million acres of tribal lands present Native Americans with a complex array of challenges and opportunities as they confront a warming climate.
Presbyterians, ‘a microcosm of the larger country,’ are taking an aggressive approach to the climate, including a ‘radical act’ in 2006 of urging carbon-neutrality.
Major sectors of the Jewish Community are taking strong positions on combating climate change. But philosophies and approaches differ somewhat from one branch of Judaism to another.
National news media ‘fact-checking’ operations and candidates’ own home state dailies are generally faulting GOP presidential candidates’ climate views, saying they are inconsistent with scientific evidence.
Rising prices for gas at the pump have more consumers looking at energy-efficient vehicles and other ways to stretch their dollars. Auto show celebrations of new environmentally friendly cars are the talk of the town …. the big question remains [...]
No more assuming that scientific data alone will carry the day with the public and its policymakers. The continuing climate change polarization shows more of the same approach won’t work. Michigan Professor Andrew Hoffman insists that social scientists increasingly need [...]