State Narrows Scope of Study Based on 'Cyclical' Language

Scientists Forsake a Nebraska Climate Study Mum on Human Influences

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A proposed $44,000 state-funded study of climate impacts in Nebraska precludes consideration of humans’ role, so University of Nebraska-Lincoln scientists shun the approach and plan their own independent study.
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Media Observers Applaud L.A. Times Policy on Climate Letters to Editor

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Calling it ‘healthy,’ ‘a no-brainer,’ and ‘ethical,’ media watchers generally praise the Los Angeles Times decision to no longer publish letters to the editor that outright deny a human role in global warming.

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National Reporters Share Perspectives on Climate Beat

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Three nationally recognized reporters talk about covering climate change amid some signs of ‘issue fatigue’ in a politically charged period.

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Typhoon Haiyan and Tacloban: Another Love Canal ‘Focusing Event’? Not So Fast

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Media coverage of the devastating Philippines typhoon – and how the public over time digests that news — will shape any lasting climate policy impact. Best advice for now? Don’t hold your breath anticipating a quick policy response.

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California’s ‘Rim Fire’ and Climate Change…Dots Connected…Or Not?

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Many media reports link California’s historic summer of 2013 ‘Rim Fire’ to a changing climate. But differences among the American West’s forest regions make broad generalizations risky.
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Feeding 9 Billion on a Hot and Hungry Planet

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Concerns over feeding a growing global population are not new. But what is new is the challenge of feeding a population of 9 billion on a planet with a markedly warmer climate. Agriculture: both part of the problem and part of the solution.
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New IPCC Report Featured in This Month’s ‘This is Not Cool’ Video

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Climate scientists Michael Mann and Stefan Rahmstorf offer a concise description of key points made in the recently released IPCC Working Group I Fifth Assessment Report in a new video produced by Peter Sinclair.
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