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Veteran Writer Cris Russell
Reports on Ohio State Workshop

One-time Washington Post (and before that Washington Star) science writer Cristine Russell offers a new-media look at face-to-face journalism training with a useful piece on Ohio State University’s October 12-14 McCormick Specialized Reporting Institute workshop on covering climate change.

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New York Times’ Revkin Wins
$25,000 Chancellor Prize

Science reporter Andrew C. Revkin, long considered a mainstay for his extensive coverage of climate change for The New York Times, is a winner of the 2008 John Chancellor Award for Excellence in Journalism, a $25,000 prize overseen by Columbia [...]

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Climate Change Activist’s Voice Stilled:
Phil Clapp Dead Suddenly at Age 54

The sudden death of environmentalist Philip E. Clapp at age 54 deprives the climate change activist community one of its most influential and most quotable leaders just at a time when federal legislative efforts could get under way in Washington [...]

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700,000-Year Old Volcanic Ash
Suggests Some Permafrost Permanent

A lot of permafrost may actually be permanent. So suggests a new study in the journal, Science.

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‘Frontline’ to take on Climate Change
In Two-Hour ‘Heat’ Campaign Coverage

A two-hour “Frontline” climate change special called “Heat,” part of public broadcasting’s “PBS Vote 2008″ election coverage, is set to air two weeks before Americans go to the polls.

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Updates on Municipal Efforts To Reduce CO2 Emissions

Journalists looking for compelling examples of how cities are acting to reduce CO2 emissions have some new resources available to them. The New York Times and other media outlets in late September reported on initiatives in Chicago, Portland, and Berkeley.

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Braasch’s Earth Under Fire Photos Focus of Upcoming U.N. Postage Stamps

Photojournalist Gary Braasch’s images from his 2007 book Earth Under Fire (see Forum article) is being featured in six postage stamps as part of the United Nations’ “Year of Planet Earth.”

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