Author Archives: Bud Ward

About Bud Ward

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

Sampling AGU’s Poly- and Mono-Syllabic Offerings

AGU offers a vast array of technical and nontechnical sessions … more than enough for any climate-curious attendee.

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State Climatologist Offers ‘Hierarchy of Credibility’

Texas’s state climatologist suggests ‘hierarchy of credibility’ could help public sort out competing climate science claims.

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A Veteran Scientist’s Communications Advice to Colleagues

‘A learnable skill’ is how Richard Somerville describes science communications, offering some medical metaphors as examples.

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The ‘New AGU’ … Talking Up Its Policy Backbone

AGU leadership professes its willingness to head-up an aggressive public policy and ‘education’ campaign directed at congressional skeptics.

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It’s AGU Week. So What? (You May Ask)

Thousands gather this week in San Francisco for the American Geophysical Union’s annual meeting. This week’s posts will focus on developments at the meeting.

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Four New Sobering Reports: Serious Warnings on Warming Planet

First came independent reports from respected global banking, energy, and national security perspectives … and then came a new study in Science by 47 international researchers cautioning about faster losses of land-based ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica over the [...]

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Sipping from Fire Hose of Superstorm Sandy’s ‘Teachable Moment’

Media and bloggers post numerous commentaries on Superstorm Sandy’s connection to a warmer climate, and on communications lessons-learned.

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