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The continuing contractions of serious news and serious “mainstream” news outlets may have scientists rethinking their traditional hostility to entertainment media – let’s call it edu-tainment – as a means of improving scientific understanding and science literacy.
“An impassioned plea to construct a better economics ….” And “If we can’t afford the future, what are we saving our money for?” Those are just two sound bites used by the publisher in promoting Tufts University economist Frank Ackerman’s [...]
A progressive spirit burning for several years in American evangelical circles is prompting many in that religious community to take up activism on climate change. A sign of the trend was recently on public display in Pastor Rick Warren’s invocation [...]
“Captain of the Green Team” is how long-time energy and environmental reporter Margaret Kriz of National Journal headlines her Q&A with Obama administration climate chief Carol Browner, who in eight years of the Clinton administration established herself as the longest-serving [...]
Journalism students spend little time in school before encountering the 1787 quotation from Thomas Jefferson to the effect that he “should not hesitate to prefer the latter” if confronted with the option of a government without newspapers, or newspapers without [...]
The 2009 installment in the Washington-based Worldwatch Institute’s annual “State of the World” book series is entirely devoted to climate change, offering “a range of informed perspectives on pathways for adapting to a warming world while avoiding catastrophic consequences.”
The folks at the Ecorazzi website (“The latest in green gossip”) were amused to note that Fox News had launched a new internet showcase – “How Green?” – for its own reporting on the environment and environmental stories by other [...]