Author Archives: Joseph Davis
Making climate change a presidential campaign story is harder than it looks – though a lot of journalists tried to do so at the National Press Club April 11. There was no contest. That was the story.
Presidential Democratic candidates and Senators Barack Obama of Illinois and Hillary Clinton of New York, and Republican candidate John McCain of Arizona haven’t had to do much bobbing and weaving to avoid tough questions about their positions on climate change [...]
Ink-in-the-veins journalism types – or is it anachronisms? – may shed a well-deserved tear in reading liberal City University of New York journalism professor Eric Alterman’s “Out of Print: The death and life of the American newspaper” in the March [...]
The new online ‘ClimateWire’ news service, produced by the publisher of the more established ‘Greenwire’, is starting off by providing some useful reporting on climate issues that may have slipped under the radar of most less specialized media.
The Monday, March 24 issue of The Wall Street Journal provides a fresh perspective on how seriously parts of big business may be taking public concerns about climate change. It appears from the report that a driving concern for these [...]
Search climate change news most days and you’ll likely find few references to public health impacts. So it comes as no surprise that the American public – apparently unlike the public in Western Europe and other industrialized countries – by [...]
Climate change news researcher and academic Max Boykoff writes in a recent Nature Reports Climate Change “Commentary” that despite recent evidence that coverage of climate change is improving, “all too often, media reports conflate the vast and varied terrain of [...]