Author Archives: Bud Ward

About Bud Ward

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

SEJ Journalists Meeting Confronts Bitter Pills on Climate Future

‘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.

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Ray Bradley’s No-Holds-Barred Critique On Politics of Climate Change

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.

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Degree of Scientific Consensus Underestimated

Five ‘Potentially Distinct Groups’ Seen in Survey of TV Meteorologists

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.

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A Personal Memory

Spending A Week Above Arctic Circle On M.S. Fram Off Greenland’s West Coast

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.

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The Fate of Greenland: Exceptional Storytelling, Extraordinary Photography

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. 

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Mowing, Daydreaming, Glaciers ... and Richard Alley

On Mowing a Virginia Lawn … And Contemplating a Greenland Iceberg

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 [...]

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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.

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