Category Archives: News Notes
There was really no mistaking the July 7/14, 2008, Newsweek as intending to be something special: Forget that the label promoted it as a “Summer Double Issue.” That’s not the point.
Even before newspapers recently embraced “hyper-localism” as a strategy for stemming circulation and advertising losses, it’s a safe bet that editors commonly asked environmental reporters what climate change might mean in their own neck of the woods.
The Washington Post now is getting some of its special online “green” coverage from Grist.org, publisher of the popular and environmentalist-leaning online “Grist“.
A July report from the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Inspector General finds “limited potential” in voluntary greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction programs.
Long-time environmental writer turned climate change activist Bill McKibben says he’s about given up on words for convincing his readers to take climate change (“the greatest challenge humans have ever faced”) seriously.
“Throughout most of the developing world, media coverage of global warming is woefully inadequate” and ignorance about causes and projected impacts “widespread,” writer James Fahn, executive director of the Earth Journalism Network at Chiang Mai University in Thailand, writes in [...]
The deadline for applying for the 2008 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) science journalism award, sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, LLC, is August