Category Archives: News Notes

Covering Poznan from Paducah or Pennsylvania:
So Your Travel Budget Isn’t Getting You There?

Thinning newsroom staffs and vapor-thin travel budgets won’t support your travel to cover the December 1-12 talks in Poznan on planning for a post-Kyoto climate change protocol?

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Meteorologists Group’s Website
Offers Expert Information Treasure Trove

An American Meteorological Society (AMS) website offers journalists and others a wealth of in-depth resources resulting from an ongoing series of monthly Capitol Hill seminars that have become something of a staple for many in the inside-the-Beltway climate change community.

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MIT Researcher Sterman on Behavioral Change

Time’s Walsh Reports on ‘Accumulations’ And Public Misunderstanding of Climate

Those interested in climate change and behavioral change – or lack of behavioral change – will be interested in Time reporter Bryan Walsh’s recent blog posting entitled “What the Public Doesn’t Get About Climate Change.”

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Foundation-Funded Health News Service, Free Blogs for Reporters Pink-Slipped

“It’s a long way from $700 billion ….” With that glib lead paragraph, the presumably still-employed Jenna Wortham reported in the November 24 New York Times that TypePad publisher Six Apart has started “its own economic bailout plan” for recently [...]

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Due Thanks to National Enquirer

Inquiring Minds Want to Know; Meteorologists’ Minds, That Is

The National Environmental Education Foundation has posted online a series of 15 questions and answers designed to address what the group thinks are top questions on the minds of broadcast meteorologists when it comes to the issue of climate change.

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NBC Universal Picks ‘Green Week’
To Give Pink Slips at Weather Channel

Timing is everything. So NBC Universal must not have been too surprised when it found its decision to dismiss a few score staff – including on-camera meteorologists and apparently its entire environmental unit – raised a few eyebrows.

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NSF-Funded Metcalf Institute Book Reports on Journalists / Scientists Dialogues

A newly released “essential resource” for journalists, scientists, and educators working with climate change science issues describes journalists/scientists dialogues that took place in a series of nationwide workshops with support from the National Science Foundation.*

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