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Shifting storm tracks

A shifting storm track to the northern latitudes of the U.S. is expected to leave the Southwest increasingly parched during the spring season, according to a new study published in Geophysical Research Letters and covered by Scientific American August 20.

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Full-Day Focus Opening SEJ Meeting: ‘America’s Emerging Energy Future’

An all-day October 15 workshop kicking-off the Society of Environmental Journalists’ (SEJ) 18th annual conference, in Roanoke, Va., will explore coverage of America’s energy future in the context of climate change concerns and potential impacts on local “coal country” jobs [...]

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Plug-In Hybrid Advances Focus Of Utilities/G.M. Collaboration

The electric utility’s Palo Alto-based research and development arm, the Electric Power Research Institute, EPRI, in July announced that 34 major utilities will work with it and with General Motors “to facilitate integration of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles into the [...]

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Offshore drilling gears up

As lawmakers and presidential candidates debate whether to open new areas to offshore oil drilling, energy companies in late August bid $487.3 million to win rights to drill 319 tracts covering 1.8 million acres below the Gulf of Mexico.

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Doppelt in Monitor Column Points to ‘Systems Blindness’

University of Oregon Climate Leadership Director Bob Doppelt is expanding his media outreach, with an August 27 climate change piece, “The Greatest Failure of Thought in Human History,” in the Christian Science Monitor.

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Cracking glaciers

A chunk of ice covering 11 square miles is poised to break away from the Petermann glacier in Northern Greenland and melt into the ocean, scientists reported on August 21.

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Ball State Researcher Finds Improved – But Still Lagging – Coverage

Media in the U.S. appear to be expressing more certainty about the principal causes and effects of climate change since the United Nations’ December 2007 climate change conference, but U.S. newspapers “still lag behind” those in the United Kingdom “in [...]

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