Category Archives: News Notes

New York Times’ Revkin Launches Dotearth Blog Site

If there’s a “rock star” in the climate science journalism community – and for the sake of outstanding journalism, we might all hope that there were not – it’s unquestionably The New York Times‘ science writer, Andrew C. Revkin, viewed [...]

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CNN’s ‘Planet in Peril’: Still Time to See it on Cable TV

There’s still time to catch – or to record and watch later – CNN’s impressive and aggressively promoted “Planet in Peril” two-hour, four-part special.

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Stop Reading Now: GO SEE THIS YOUTUBE VIDEO. Then, Of Course, Come Back to this Site and Read On

A low-budget, low-tech YouTube video on climate change policy decisionmaking sets an exceptional example of effective communications on a complex subject.

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Study Throws Cold Water On Ocean Fertilization Concept

Spiking the oceans with iron or other nutrients to stimulate algal growth and thereby combat global warming just might not be such a hot idea after all.

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AAAS Meeting Set For February 14-18 in Boston

Reporters planning to cover the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) February 14-18 in Boston can register online now for press passes.

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On Covering Controversial Science and Public Policy

Journalists, scientists, and academics looking for a respected veteran reporter’s insights on coverage of controversial science issues can turn to, where else, the Web for the perspective of freelance science writer Cristine Russell.

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Perspectives (Differing Ones, Of Course) on One-Quarter Degree F

It was the quarter-degree F recalculation shot heard around the world. And it was enough to tumble 1998 from its status as the U.S.’s hottest year and elevate in its place …

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