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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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Journalism … sans Journalists

It’s a controversial notion, the idea that non-journalists increasingly may be doing what in the past has been the domain of journalists and editors. Controversial in particular, you understand, to journalists … and editors. In any event, the Project for [...]

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Mortgages for Energy Efficiency

A recent Wall Street Journal feature offers valuable insights for reporters looking for a climate change connection to their housing and mortgage beats. Lenders are “pitching mortgage products that offer homebuyers bigger loans or discounts if they are making energy-efficient [...]

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