Category Archives: Media

PEJ Newspapers Content Analysis: Science Coverage Seen Declining

Some of the beats most likely to provide the best platforms for newspaper coverage of climate change are doing worse than other news categories in the increasingly competitive newsroom – garnering less space as newspapers continue grappling with endemic economic [...]

READ MORE

Covering Climate Change As a National Security Issue

War-related metaphors are now common in the rhetoric of climate change activism. We need a “Manhattan Project” for clean energy, a “Marshall Plan” for green action. Or maybe, we need just plain war. Think of Al Gore’s first ad in [...]

READ MORE

TV Weathercasters ask Climate Scientists:
How to Explain ‘Unequivocal’ Warming
… and Uncertainty

“This was not a debate or argument, but a chance to ask questions.” That’s how veteran WDIV-TV, Detroit, meteorologist Paul Gross summed-up a recent American Meteorological Society four-day Denver, Co., conference bringing TV weathercasters and climate scientists together for information [...]

READ MORE

Arctic Sea Ice: A Single Season Does Not a Significant Trend Make

On June 27, The Independent in London ran a story that read “Exclusive: No Ice at the North Pole.” The headline was off on two counts: there was nothing exclusive about the story, and it’s premature to say the North [...]

READ MORE

Why Are So Many TV Meteorologists and Weathercasters Climate ‘Skeptics’?

All three staff meteorologists at KLTV, the ABC affiliate broadcasting to the Tyler-Longview-Jacksonville area of Northeast Texas, joined forces last November to deliver an on-air rebuttal of the idea that humans are changing the earth’s climate.

READ MORE

ABC News Soliciting 1- to 3-Minute Videos For September ‘Earth 2100′ Prime-Time Special

ABC News is planning a two-hour special this coming September depicting how top scientists, economists, and historians see the world in the year 2100. “Experts say that unless we act now, the ‘perfect storm’ of population growth, resource depletion, and [...]

READ MORE

A Reporter’s Brief Guide to Cap-and-Trade

Cap-and-trade policies entered the environmental reporting lexicon in the early 1990s, when the United States established them as a strategy for reducing acid rain emissions. Now cap-and-trade is part of the national dialogue again, this time as a proposed strategy [...]

READ MORE

Page 20 of 24« First...1819202122...Last »