Category Archives: Policy

David Victor: Views Examined on Climate Politics, Communications

Regular contributor Bruce Lieberman’s 20-minute webinar probes the views of author and Professor David Victor on building public support for risk management actions.

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National Climate Assessment Report: Warming Here … and Now

With a focus on the United States and eight specific regions, the new comprehensive report offers insights on projected local and regional impacts.

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Officials Fear Setbacks to California Air Quality Progress in a Warmer Climate

California’s ground-breaking air quality efforts, long the trendsetter both nationally and globally, are viewed by local officials as likely to suffer serious setbacks in a warmer world.

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Mann Wins Ruling for Researcher Privacy; Media Groups Disappointed

Climate scientist Michael Mann and his former employer, the University of Virginia, win a ruling from the state’s Supreme Court supporting them while dissatisfying media interests who had filed a friend-of-the-court brief.

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Reviewing Top U.S. Climate News Stories of 2013

A devastating storm, a new call for action on climate change, and the decline of coal — these and other events highlight the year 2013 in climate change in the U.S., by the numbers.

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2014 Climate Change Crystal Ball: Upcoming Stories to Keep an Eye On

Don’t let likely reports of inaction on Capitol Hill on climate issues fool or distract you: The coming year holds promise for a wide range of significant developments on climate change.

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Scientists Should Engage in Policy, But It’s a Balancing Act

Scientists sometimes ‘have a special responsibility to engage on policy issues’ relevant to their science. But they need to proceed with care when they remove their scientist hats and speak instead as citizens. Reposted with permission of The Conversation.

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