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NSF-Funded Metcalf Institute Book Reports on Journalists / Scientists Dialogues

A newly released “essential resource” for journalists, scientists, and educators working with climate change science issues describes journalists/scientists dialogues that took place in a series of nationwide workshops with support from the National Science Foundation.*

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Report Warns of Capacity Issues on Nation’s Electricity Grid

Ramping up wind and solar power could provide the nation with promising sources of alternative energy, but the U.S.’s existing electricity grid may not be able to handle it.

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Climate Change ‘Teach-in’ Set for February 5

A youth movement that grew out of the International Climate Negotiations in Montreal plans a national teach-in on global warming across the U.S. on February 5.

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Carbon Releases from Peat Bogs Predicted

Continued global warming is expected to cause the release of billions of tons of carbon in coming decades as peat bogs dry up, according to a Harvard University study published in the current issue of Nature Geoscience (see article in [...]

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The Environment and the Press;
Teacher, Author Neuzil Offers Insights

Author and teacher Mark Neuzil, of the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Mn., shows research and reporting skills and also his teaching and history interests in a new Medill School of Journalism paperback, The Environment and the Press: [...]

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‘Bad Air’: Malaria’s Temperate Return

A day without a car would be difficult for many Americans – even the most earnest, intrepid, or eco-conscious. So, how about a day with little food, unsafe water, and polluted air? Add a debilitating vector-borne illness such as malaria [...]

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American Museum of Natural History
In New York Opens 10-Month Exhibit

If you find yourself in New York City over the next 10 months with a few hours to spare and a hankering to immerse yourself into climate change issues, you could do a lot worse than stop by the American [...]

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