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Perspectives (Differing Ones, Of Course) on One-Quarter Degree F

It was the quarter-degree F recalculation shot heard around the world. And it was enough to tumble 1998 from its status as the U.S.’s hottest year and elevate in its place …

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UNDP Human Dimensions Report Due

The United Nations Development Program this year is focusing its human development report on climate change and water. Scheduled for release this November, the 2007/2008 report, Fighting Climate Change: Human Solidarity in a Divided World, “will explain why we have [...]

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Carbon Footprint Labeling on Foods?

Are all those health and nutrition beat reporters starting to get envious about the growing amount of column inches and air minutes going to climate change? They need fret to more. There’s plenty to go around the news room. And [...]

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NOAA Release Draws Unusual Attention … But Why?

Climate change watchers were quick to pounce when NOAA on August 28 put out a release with the headline “Greenhouse Gases Likely Drove Near-Record U.S. Warmth in 2006.”

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Climate Skeptic Pat Michaels … Life After U.Va. and ‘State Climatologist’ Role

Climate change skeptic par excellence Patrick J. Michaels never has been known as the shy and retiring type. And that isn’t likely to change just because he’s now resigned from the University of Virginia’s Department of Environmental Sciences, where he [...]

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Mayors’ ‘Climate Summit’ in Seattle November 1-2, 2007

A hundred-plus mayors are expected to attend a mayors’ “national climate protection summit” being billed as the largest meeting of U.S. mayors focusing solely on climate change.

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Lexus’ $1 Million Scholarships, Grants

Here’s another angle on how the climate change issue can play into the educational beat at your local news organization.

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