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“Chilling” is a term used with a very special meaning among journalists, as in the chilling, or suppressing, of information. On a day when the Seattle Post-Intelligencer published its last print edition, and within just weeks of the demise of [...]
A number of leading environmental organizations worldwide are hoping that a one-hour “lights-out” blackout on Saturday, March 28, will trigger lots of new efforts to manage climate change. Is your city among the roughly 1,200 across 80 countries planning to [...]
The “formidable” walls of the ivory tower and the scientific fraternity generally need to better support scientists’ “rightful role in our society” as communicators with and enlighteners for the public on science-related policy issues. That’s a basic message of Woods [...]
Rajendra Pachauri, since 2002 the chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, was named by Yale University President Richard C. Levin to head a new Yale Climate and Energy Institute, YCEI.
An update from MIT’s Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change points to “the surprisingly large increase in the chance of much higher temperatures” over the next century in a new “no-policy” scenario.
Impacts on the lives of “everyday Americans” and the country’s efforts “to ensure a healthy future for our planet” are being promoted as hallmarks of an upcoming Tom Brokaw Discovery Channel special on climate change, due to air March 18 [...]
A May 11 National Association of Science Writers (NASW) regional meeting in New York will focus on “finding common ground” between artists and science writers. The 1 to 5 p.m. Monday meeting, a first regional meeting for NASW as part [...]