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Canadian David Suzuki Foundation
Offers Business Climate Guidance

The foundation established by Canadian science broadcaster and environmental activist is promoting a guide for measuring, reducing, and offsetting greenhouse gas emissions … with a heavy emphasis on communications.

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Sea Level Rise Reported Above Average
Along Eastern Seaboard

The Mid-Atlantic coastline is experiencing rising sea levels faster than the global average, according to a report released by the federal EPA January16.

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Warming Global Temperatures
Seen Threatening Agriculture

A warming world, stricken by more heat waves, more severe and frequent storms, drought and desertification, and sea level rise “will seriously diminish the world’s ability to feed itself,” Time magazine reported January 13, detailing a new study published in [...]

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Film Debut on Ocean Acidification
Keyed to Raising Interest, Action

“The flip side of climate change.” That’s the sound bite promoters of a new film on ocean acidification are using to describe “A Sea Change,” a film they say is based on “hard scientific information” to make the case about [...]

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American Society of Newspaper Editors
Proposes Deleting ‘Paper’ From Name

Another nail in the coffin for those hang-tight ink-in-the-veins journalism types who have become the digital age’s dinosaurs.

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NY Times Moves to Strengthen Environmental Coverage

It wasn’t one of those “Dear Colleague” memos from the Executive Editor announcing yet another scaling back of newsroom staff. Enough already. Whew! This one, from New York Times Executive Editor Bill Keller on December 17, instead was a move [...]

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NSF to Host January 8 Panel Discussion
on Communicating Climate Change

Journalists Andy Revkin of The New York Times and John Carey of Business Week are to join Tom Rosenstiel, of the Project for Excellence in Journalism, and leading climate scientists Maureen Raymo of Boston University and Michael Mann of Penn [...]

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