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Covering Poznan from Paducah or Pennsylvania:
So Your Travel Budget Isn’t Getting You There?

Thinning newsroom staffs and vapor-thin travel budgets won’t support your travel to cover the December 1-12 talks in Poznan on planning for a post-Kyoto climate change protocol?

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Meteorologists Group’s Website
Offers Expert Information Treasure Trove

An American Meteorological Society (AMS) website offers journalists and others a wealth of in-depth resources resulting from an ongoing series of monthly Capitol Hill seminars that have become something of a staple for many in the inside-the-Beltway climate change community.

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A Reporter's First-Hand Story

Assignment Greenland: Toledo Blade Reporter Tells Story Behind the Story

Tom Henry, veteran environmental reporter and columnist for The (Toledo) Blade, didn’t know just what to expect when he was called into a top editor’s office. The message? He was told to prepare for the assignment of a reporter’s lifetime. [...]

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'What we’ve got here is failure to communicate.'

The Ongoing 30-Year Lyme Disease War: Case Study of a Failure to Communicate

Lyme disease, dubbed one of the “deadly dozen” by a recent Wildlife Conservation Society report, could skyrocket as global shifts in temperature and precipitation transform ecosystems. From a public policy standpoint, the situation is compounded by the communications issues complicating [...]

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Obama Video Talk to Governors Prompts ‘Surprise’ Tone in Much News Coverage

Surprise – that President-Elect Barack Obama is confronting climate change in the midst of deepening global economic woes – and, again, surprise – that he took on climate change directly and firmly weeks before he officially takes office January 20. [...]

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MIT Researcher Sterman on Behavioral Change

Time’s Walsh Reports on ‘Accumulations’ And Public Misunderstanding of Climate

Those interested in climate change and behavioral change – or lack of behavioral change – will be interested in Time reporter Bryan Walsh’s recent blog posting entitled “What the Public Doesn’t Get About Climate Change.”

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Foundation-Funded Health News Service, Free Blogs for Reporters Pink-Slipped

“It’s a long way from $700 billion ….” With that glib lead paragraph, the presumably still-employed Jenna Wortham reported in the November 24 New York Times that TypePad publisher Six Apart has started “its own economic bailout plan” for recently [...]

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