Category Archives: On the Net

Ten Great Climate Apps

Of the thousands and thousands of apps now available for various mobile devices, a manageable number stand out as excellent examples addressing climate change issues.

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A Climate Scientist's First-Hand Experiences

Reddit as a Science Outreach Tool

Tony Barnston, a climate scientist at Columbia University’s International Research Institute for Climate and Society, engages with the broad public through Reddit, a social news site. ‘I would like to do another,’ he says.

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Climatescience.tv Website: Scientists in the Field

A new Web-based service seeks to convey images of scientists in the field … in effect, the making of climate science so seldom seen by those not personally involved in the effort.

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Memo to Climate Scientists: Tweet, Or Not Tweet? … And HOW?

Should climate scientists and climate communicators be tweeting? Can they afford not to?

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What Web Searches Reveal About Global Warming — And Us

Readily available research tools from Google and Yahoo! help paint a picture of peoples’ interests in climate change … or is it, ‘global warming’? … providing valuable insights for climate communicators.

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Searching For Climate Answers On Google: Plenty of Riches … and Need for Careful Wording

Google and other search engine sites can lead to climate change riches … but not every search does. Researchers need to take a caveat emptor — buyer beware — approach and select their search terms with precision to avoid being [...]

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One Constant Remains ... The 'Wow!' Factor

Digital Journalists Confront Unique Opportunities, Challenges in Explaining Climate Change Online

A 3-D spinning globe on the new website TakePart tells a compelling story about the tremendous impacts of climate change. The graphic is part of an online feature explaining climate science. The globe, the centerpiece of the feature, can be [...]

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