Author Archives: Bud Ward

About Bud Ward

Bud Ward is editor of Yale Climate Connections. (E-mail: bud@yaleclimateconnections.org).

New York Times Cuts Back Again: Farewell to ‘Green’ Blog

The daily generally considered to be the best in the U.S. for the second time in two months sends a troubling signal as it again eliminates a platform for specialized climate and environment coverage. Editors’ promise to ‘forge ahead with [...]

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AAAS, AGU, Others are MIAs in Climate Letter to President …Why?

Some of the largest and most well-known science organizations are not signers of a letter to the President calling for a ‘national summit’ on climate change. Conspicuous omissions … but why?

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TW[*]3: That Was The [AGU Week] That Was ...

Signs of a ‘Magical Moment’ Bullishness … But Will It Last?

Climate attendees at AGU’s just-concluded fall meeting might well feel a surge of energy and renewed hope for doing ‘something meaningful’ to address climate challenges. The signs seem intangible but real, but also real is the question of where things [...]

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NOAA’s 2012 Arctic ‘Report Card’ … Danger Signs Ahead

It’s a year of broken records on sea and land ice melting, Arctic temperature, and more, report NOAA researchers … and a word of caution: ‘What happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay in the Arctic.’

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‘Chasing Ice’ Film Maker’s Take on Climate Story-Telling

Environmental photographer and filmmaker James Balog brings to AGU session a unique skill and message on communicating on climate change.

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NASA’s Jim Hansen Wins 2012 Stephen Schneider Award

Climate One’s 2012 award winner acknowledges the irony of his receiving an award in honor of a fellow scientist far more comfortable with the rigors of climate science outreach activities.

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Communicators, Scientists See Strengths, Limits in Social Media, Blogging

A panel at AGU’s annual fall meeting sings the praises of communicating climate science through a wide range of media — from full-length books to Twitter tweets — and outlines rules of the road and strengths/limitations of each medium.

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