Category Archives: News Notes

Scientist Mann, Columnist Kristof Take on ‘Neglected’ Topic

One of the nation’s most highly visible climate scientists, Michael Mann, and NY Times columnist Nicholas Kristof double-team the ‘most neglected’ issue missing from much mainstream news coverage … climate change and the role of scientists in addressing it.

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February 7 Deadline for Nominations for Academies’ $20,000 Keck Awards

The National Academies plans to make awards for outstanding science reporting or communications in books, film/radio/TV, magazine/newspaper, and online media.

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Citizen Science Blog Lauds ‘ISeeChange’ Radio Series

An innovative public radio series focusing on how Americans’ daily lives are being affected by climate change is recognized as one of 2013′s top citizen science projects.

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2014 Climate Outlook and Communications Challenges to be Highlighted in New Webinar Series

Regular Forum contributors and climate scientist Richard Alley and communications expert Susi Moser featured in initial entries of Yale Forum ’30 on Climate’ webinar features.

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Columnist Robert Samuelson: Time to Think Carbon Tax?

A respected long-term economics columnist comes around to backing a carbon tax, if only because it might address problems going beyond just those associated with a warming world.

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What's a Guy Like You Doing in a Place Like This?

English Prof and Nonfiction Writer Turns AGU Blogger

What you know can hurt you, a new AGU communications blogger advises the science community. Particularly if your audience doesn’t know what you assume it does.

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Columbia, S.C., Meteorologist’s ‘Climate Matters’ Efforts Featured in Video

A newly posted climate.gov video goes into a South Carolina TV station’s studio to explain a meteorologist’s approach to a series of ‘Climate Matters’ broadcasts.

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