Author Archives: Sara Peach

About Sara Peach

Sara Peach, an environmental journalist, teaches environmental journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a regular contributor to The Yale Forum. (E-mail: sara@yaleclimatemediaforum.org, Twitter: @sarapeach)

Climatescience.tv Website: Scientists in the Field

A new Web-based service seeks to convey images of scientists in the field … in effect, the making of climate science so seldom seen by those not personally involved in the effort.

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Armed With Maps and Photos, Local Planners Talk Sea Level Rise

Coastal communities across the country are moving forward with advance efforts addressing sea level rise. In the process, they’re honing their climate communications skills … sometimes without bringing up the ‘dreaded’ climate change term.

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Series on Climate and Major Religions

Baptists and Climate Change

America’s roughly 52 million Baptists hold a wide range of views on environment, and for many of them, scripture is the key to their attitudes toward climate change. 

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Sea Level Rise, One More Frontier For Climate Dialogue Controversy

Residents and civic officials from Delaware to San Francisco and from Galveston to North Carolina’s Outer Banks are learning as they go on preparing for sea level rise risks that some of their residents fundamentally doubt. Part I of a [...]

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Think Hotdogs (Fear, Guilt Need Not Apply)

A More Appetizing Hotdog Approach to Climate Communication?

Wanted: Climate change communication that is surprising, delightful, beautiful, or witty. Over-the-top appeals to fear or guilt need not apply.

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No Cooling of Hot Rhetoric

Did Muller’s ‘BEST’ Study Cool The Heated Global Warming Rhetoric?

After physicist Richard Muller released a study confirming that Earth is warming, how did climate ‘skeptics’ respond? Reactions as they unfolded on social media and blogs suggest we’re still a long way from cooling the rhetoric on warming.

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2012 GOP Candidates Demonstrate Dramatic Political Shift on Climate

Republican candidates for the 2012 presidential nomination overwhelmingly agree in rejecting evidence that Earth is warming and that humans are substantially responsible. But just three years ago, both major party presidential candidates were pledging to cut greenhouse emissions. What’s changed?

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