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The final edition of the National Climate Assessment, which was released in draft form about a year ago, is expected to reflect some approaches designed to make it more accessible for the public and more useful for decisionmakers.
AMS’s Paul Higgins offers concise seven-minute video tutorial addressing fundamental climate change questions, providing a useful resource for communicators and educators.
Respected MIT scientist Kerry Emanuel takes on the sometimes dicey issue of ‘tail risk’ and explains why he thinks it important for the science community to discuss it … notwithstanding inevitable risks of doing so. (Reposted with permission.)
The science and advocacy organization finds MSNBC’s coverage most ‘entirely accurate,’ followed by CNN, and then by Fox News Channel, and says all could take steps to strengthen their climate reporting.
A convenient YouTube six-minute video by a Texas A&M atmospheric scientist offers a useful resource for considering — and for teaching — decision making in the context of uncertainties.
WSJ somewhat commends latest IPCC report on climate change impacts, but reads the report far differently from four other major daily newspapers finding the report far more concerning than comforting.
The climate community traditionally underestimates the rate of change in the climate system, Columbia University scientist cautions. She wonders where things will stand once everything ‘comes into equilibrium’ with our current Pliocene-era atmosphere.