Category Archives: From The Editor
The rocks and rolls of the climate change policy debate have taken mind-warping twists and turns in recent months. Stop there. Note that the reference is to climate change policy and not to science. The latter, notwithstanding doubters’ continuing insistence [...]
It would be folly to attempt here to capture the meaning of this full decade just past in terms of what it’s meant for science and environmental journalism, any more than one might easily capture what it’s meant for climate [...]
I can’t decide whether climate change is likely to be the biggest, and most enduring, story of the century. Or whether it’s the state of story telling in the first place – and, in particular, of journalism – that is [...]
Somebody oughta invent the perfect storm of a public policy dilemma, confounding it with a really dastardly public education/communications challenge. No, really. They should.
Now comes the hard part. Amidst continued crumbling of long-established journalistic institutions and practices comes the need for journalists new and old, notwithstanding the pink slips all around them, to fulfill their journalistic responsibilities.
Here we are in the waning days of what from the start was to be the year nothing much would happen on actually controlling greenhouse gas emissions. But during which time the table would be set for lots of things [...]
Change. It’s everywhere one goes nowadays, with the term in effect having short-handed for the successful campaign of President-elect Barack Obama.