Category Archives: News Notes

Tracking ‘Weird Weather’ By City … and Impacts on Americans’ Attitudes

Newly released survey data point to an American public increasingly seeing climate change as a factor in the year’s wacky weather, and a new NOAA chart offers a close-up look at nine months of 2012 weather in cities nationwide.

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Minnesota, Western Wisconsin Mets’ Climate Workshop Blogs Posted

Two leading Minnesota broadcast meteorologists post blogs capturing their highlights from a two-day climate science workshop held at the Science Museum of Minnesota.

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Insights into Evangelicals’ ‘Moral Gravity’ Approach to Climate Activism

A researcher and author explores some evangelicals’ good Earth stewardship approach to climate change activism.

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‘GreenGrok’ Duke Dean Chameides on ‘Climate Conundrum’

Climate goals are ill-suited to ‘how our brains are wired,’ a Duke dean says in outlining the ‘huge task’ ahead on climate change communications.

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Seen a Better Headline than This One from Post Carbon Institute? Not Likely

Poking fun at the non-newsiness of so many press releases announcing new whatevers, Post Carbon Institute seeks to gather some ink through a satirical headline.

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‘NewsHour’ Ombudsman: Climate Broadcast ‘Stumbled Badly’

Despite its not being ‘the end of the world,’ PBS’s ombudsman says a recent ‘NewsHour’ segment involving climate contrarian Anthony Watts is far from adequate journalistically …. Missteps dominated, he concludes.

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AP News: Climate ‘Matters’ in Voting; New Study: Undecideds Want Action

A new survey of undecided voters shows their climate attitudes track more closely with those backing Obama rather than Romney … and a separate AP report says the weather/climate issue does, or should, matter to the public in this fall’s [...]

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