Category Archives: Media

Add Electricity to Americans’ Addictions? ... Scary?

UNC News 21 Grad Students Launch Insightful ‘Powering a Nation’ Site

An interactive graphic on the new website Powering a Nation says a lot about America’s insatiable appetite for energy. The graphic is part of a Web feature called “Down The Lines.” And it’s scary. A sliding scale (you can move it [...]

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Exploring Journalism's Unchartered Future

Nonprofit Journalism Model: A Future of Environmental Reporting?

When Marianne Lavelle left U.S. News and World Report a year ago, the news weekly was rapidly shrinking the amount of space devoted to in-depth reporting as part of its transition to becoming strictly an online journal. “You could just [...]

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Chemical Society’s Editor Sees ‘No Difference’ After Flap on Climate Column

The e-mail blast bore all the signs of news, really big news, but the tell-tale all-caps “BREAKING” had the familiar breathlessness of just one more Marc Morano “news” flash.* News Analysis The back story here involves what blogger Morano called [...]

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TV Meteorologists, Weathercasters Briefed By Climate Experts at AMS Short Course

PORTLAND, OREGON – Broadcast meteorologists from across the country gathered recently for a one-day workshop to learn more about climate change science and explore new ways to better inform their audiences on an issue they likely will increasingly encounter in [...]

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Climate Change Resources for Broadcast Meteorologists

The July 9, 2009, posting to The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media provides access to a number of authoritative PowerPoint and QuickTime video presentations delivered either in April in Chicago or in June in Portland, Oregon, as [...]

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In Discussing (OUCH!) Climate Change, Global Warming

A Word is a Word is a Word? Not When it Comes to … Pick the ‘Right’ Word

Praise, scorn, and even some good-natured (?) ridicule are greeting a consulting firm’s advice to “climate solutions advocates” on how to better package their climate change messages.

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EPA Ann Arbor Vehicle Emissions Lab Offers Reporters Fertile Ground for Stories

ANN ARBOR, MI. – A room full of sparkling new silver diesel engines, a car running automatically on its own treadmill, a mammoth truck with its insides displaying a new kind of fuel efficient technology. These are just a few [...]

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