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Time’s ‘Going Green’ Special Issue … And Its Most Influential Scientist List

Look beyond Time magazine’s environment special to its May 12, 2008, listing of its “most influential people in the world.” Who do you think made that list from the climate science community?

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Sierra Club Surveying on Climate Change: First-Ever National Survey of Hispanic Voters

A Sierra Club-sponsored survey of 1,000 Hispanic voters reports “overwhelming” concern about energy, global warming, and environmental issues.

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Words About Words … and Misspeaking; Susan Joy Hassol’s Advice to Climate Scientists

A veteran climate science communications consultant has some practical advice for climate scientists wanting to better communicate “what they know, how they know it, and how sure they are of it.”

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Gallup Poll Results – Has Americans’ Interest in, Worries Over, Global Warming Peaked … Now Waning?

Don’t look now, but that famous American characteristic of a short attention span may be at work again. The “so what?” or yawn response may be starting to set in.

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City, County Health Officials Found Concerned; But Resources Lacking to Address Climate Risks

Climate change and its implications are increasingly showing up in the work of the nation’s polling and surveying organizations, with a new survey of city and county health officials showing growing concern … but not enough resources to do much [...]

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Reporting on Home Wind-Power Turbines

Not so long ago it would have been unheard of to read in a general newspaper that there is a movement afoot for individual property owners to generate their own electricity with individual wind turbines.

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Role Playing for Climate Scientists: Try Writing This Story on a Tight Deadline

Here’s a fun (?) exercise for climate scientists. Put on a reporter’s shoes. The President gives a Rose Garden climate change change speech. You’re on deadline – let’s say one hour – and your editor is demanding a reaction story: [...]

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