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Texas A&M’s Andy Dessler on ‘Decision Making Under Uncertainty’

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.


On New IPCC Report, WSJ Views Differ Greatly from Those of Other Dailies

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.


Wollaston Award Winner Maureen Raymo’s ‘Climate Symphony’

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. 


'Nobody is Immune'

Major News Outlets: Somber Reporting on ‘Bleak’ IPCC Study

The nation’s largest and most influential daily news outlets give voice to increasingly troubling assessments from world’s leading group of climate scientists. Some say the general ‘tone’ of the climate discussion is changing.


‘Team Climate’ Looks Back on Sochi Winter Olympics Experiences

Five Yale University graduate students recount the successes, and also a few frustrations, in their Winter Olympics campaign to increase awareness of climate change impacts on winter sports.


A ‘Plug’ for Showtime’s Coming ‘Years of Living Dangerously’

The upcoming Showtime documentary series knits together a powerful message on a critical global issue through punchy storytelling and an emphasis on ‘real people’ confronting a warming planet. First episode to be available free online starting April 7.


Lost in the Snow: When the Media Met the Polar Vortex

Climate change is transforming the circulation patterns which bring us our weather, but do journalists have enough scientific understanding to tell us what’s going on? (Reposted with permission of Kennedy School Review.)


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