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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 [...]
Survey results published by the Brookings Institution, a prominent Washington think tank, offer insights on factors most likely to influence public attitudes on climate change.
Great Britain’s official broadcasting watchdog agency administered a sanction, what amounts to a slap on the wrist, for a controversial March 2007 “Great Global Warming Swindle” TV program for which critics wanted a much grander pound of flesh.
Some 20 “top journalists” have a shot at a three-day immersion into climate change, sea level rise, and related agricultural and forestry issues through an October 12-14 program at Ohio State University underwritten by the McCormick Foundation.
There was really no mistaking the July 7/14, 2008, Newsweek as intending to be something special: Forget that the label promoted it as a “Summer Double Issue.” That’s not the point.
Even before newspapers recently embraced “hyper-localism” as a strategy for stemming circulation and advertising losses, it’s a safe bet that editors commonly asked environmental reporters what climate change might mean in their own neck of the woods.
The Washington Post now is getting some of its special online “green” coverage from Grist.org, publisher of the popular and environmentalist-leaning online “Grist“.