Author Archives: Mark Schrope

AGU Exploring Scientists-Journalists Link Developed in Copenhagen to Meet Media Needs

Linking global climate science experts and media electronically. Several months ago, Stacy Jackson, a Ph.D. student at the University of California, Berkeley’s Energy and Resources Group, had one of those good ideas that most of us set aside and never [...]

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Economist ‘Spin, Science and Climate Change’ Cover Story Neatly Captures Essence of Debate

A “Spin, science and climate change” cover story in the March 20-26 issue of The Economist, along with a thoughtful one-page “Leaders” column in the same issue, maintains that recent controversies notwithstanding, “action on climate is justified, not because the [...]

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Economist ‘Spin, Science and Climate Change’ Cover Story Neatly Captures Essence of Debate

A “Spin, science and climate change” cover story in the March 20-26 issue of The Economist, along with a thoughtful one-page “Leaders” column in the same issue, maintains that recent controversies notwithstanding, “action on climate is justified, not because the [...]

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Stop 'Fixating' on Global Warming

U of Washington Scientist Mike Wallace Calls for ‘Reframing’ on Broader Issues

Respected climate scientist John Michael Wallace, of the University of Washington, is urging fellow scientists and the media to stop “fixating on global warming.” He urges reframing of the issue to focus on “more imminent issues relating to the sustainability [...]

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George Mason Group’s Survey Details Views of TV Meteorologists

A newly released national survey of nearly 600 TV meteorologists and weathercasters offers the most detailed view yet available of their attitudes toward climate change.

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Climate Change as Breaking and Local Story In Fahys’s Salt Lake Tribune News Reporting

Think climate change isn’t a breaking story? Think it’s not a local story? One reporter who seems not to have gotten that message is Salt Lake Tribune environment reporter Judy Fahys. With an active body of state legislators and policymakers [...]

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‘Chill It’ and Cool Off, Researcher Advises Climate Scientists Agog Amidst Controversies

A voice of reason emerges in the ongoing and escalating “war rhetoric” over the past several months’ leaked e-mails, IPCC Himalayan glaciers blunder, screaming headlines, blustery blogs, and enflamed cable TV rhetoric. It’s the voice of communications academician Matthew Nisbet [...]

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