Author Archives: Bud Ward

About Bud Ward

Bud Ward is editor of Yale Climate Connections. (E-mail:

Yale Climate Media Forum (09/08 Update)

Thanks for visiting our one-year-old site for The Yale Forum on Climate Change and The Media.


Scientists/Media Interactions Said More Frequent … and ‘Far Smoother’

A ‘Sea Change’ in Findings from 1,300 Researchers? Research scientists and journalists may be interacting lots more than generally thought, and the scientists’ experiences, at least, may be “far smoother” than generally thought. That’s the gist of a new research [...]


Dire Predictions: Unique, and Uniquely Illustrated Addition to Climate Science Communications

View larger image Climatologist Michael E. Mann might be forgiven for having wondered if yet another book on global climate change was warranted. Whether yet another global warming book could make a significant contribution to the field, could be different [...]


PEJ Newspapers Content Analysis: Science Coverage Seen Declining

Some of the beats most likely to provide the best platforms for newspaper coverage of climate change are doing worse than other news categories in the increasingly competitive newsroom – garnering less space as newspapers continue grappling with endemic economic [...]


Yale Climate Media Forum (06/08 Update)

Thank you for visiting The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media website! We’re extremely pleased to announce a generous multi-year gift from The Grantham Foundation for Protection of the Environment to support this site and related journalism training [...]


Giving Kids a Voice … and a Role: ‘How We Know What We Know’

“A hopeful book in a discouraging time.” It’s how Antioch University Professor David Sobel characterizes “How We Know What We Know About Our Changing Climate: Scientists and Kids Explore Global Warming,” co-authored by Lynne Cherry and Gary Braasch.


Cogito, ergo sum. I Report, Therefore I Blog.

Cogito, ergo sum. Or Je pense, donc je suis. Enough of the Latin and French. Let’s stick to English. I think, therefore I am. We can thank Rene Descartes for giving us that critical element of Western philosophy. But for [...]


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