- Some Good News (and Plenty of Bad) in NRC Abrupt Climate Change Report
- Scientists’ Concerns Challenge Conservative Sea-Level Rise Projections
- Hansen: 2 Degree C Goal for Global Warming ‘Disastrous’
- Super Typhoon Haiyan: A Hint of What’s to Come?
- 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
Author Archives: John Wihbey
Public opinion polls and surveys are attention getters, headline grabbers. Reporters and editors love them. Sometimes they should learn to hate them … or at least to approach each new one with a healthy dose of skepticism.
It’s known as “Reggie” for short. And though it may be small, it’s said to be paving the way for something huge: a federal cap-and-trade program for greenhouse gas emissions. The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), the country’s first public [...]
Veteran journalist Eric Pooley in January issued a powerful critique of the American press and its coverage of the 2008 cap-and-trade debate in the U.S. Senate. His central insight was that the “he said, she said” stenography that had once [...]
Publish a climate change-related news story, and be ready for pointed attacks, long knives, and brutal dismissals. And expect accusations of political bias and conspiracy. That’s still the rule for the nation’s veteran environmental and science reporters, despite changing attitudes [...]
The glass, aluminum, and stainless steel panels reclined at low angles and basked in the sun as the men in suits and ties, flanked by reporters, took to the West Wing roof to look at what they thought was the [...]
Green investment insiders concede that climate change-focused and clean energy funds will get tossed around just like any other set of stocks – and are sometimes even more vulnerable.
If Daniel Nocera’s energy vision prevails globally, each home and business will have its own, entirely sufficient power unit, charged by the Sun. Industry-produced greenhouse gases will be vestiges of the old order, as solar-based “personal energy” systems power everything [...]