Author Archives: Bud Ward
‘What hope?’ is there, a veteran environmental reporter asks a panel after hearing their bleak prognoses for addressing the planet’s climate challenges? And Einstein’s advice … simple but not too simple.
Scientist Ray Bradley vents about with what he views as the political chicanery aimed at climate scientists for, in effect, ‘just doing their work’ … and finding evidence of a human-caused warming climate.
A new national survey of broadcast meteorologists provides a more refined and nuanced portrait than the broad-brush image of their generally being steadfastly resistant to much of the established climate science.
An extraordinary week abroad a Norwegian cruise line ship leaves indelible memories of Greenland, the tiny settlements housing many of its 57,600 residents, and its vital and shrinking ice sheet and calving glaciers.
Vivid storytelling and equally vivid photography combine in MIT Press’ new The Fate of Greenland, making for a page-turner climate change experts and those relatively new to the field can both enjoy.
What if my “discovery” of a long horizontal blue streak the length of a huge iceberg’s tunnel were the veritable missing link in the climate science puzzle. Alas. It wasn’t to be, but the random thought made the lawn mowing [...]
Climate Scientists in Mock Court Room Settings; From Arbitration to ‘Voir Dire’ to Full (Pretend) Trial
Nearly two-dozen climate scientists and educators spent an intense week being trained on the ins and outs of courtroom civil trial questioning; trial stages and proceedings; arbitration hearings; and communications with plaintiff and defense counsel, with judges, and with media.