Category Archives: Science

‘CSZ’ — A Key Factor for Pacific Northwest Sea-Level Rise

‘Cascadia Subduction Zone’ — or CSZ — may just be sufficiently important to warrant its own unique three-letter acronym. For people and resources along the Pacific Northwest coast, it some day will likely make a big difference to their relative [...]

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A Rhetorical Response to the Sackler Colloquium

Science Communication Needs the Humanities

The humanities can play a much-needed, and as yet unfulfilled, role in communicating climate science.

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‘False Balance’ in Some Coverage of Carolina Sea-Level Controversy

When lawmakers considered a bill to effectively outlaw sea-level science, some news outlets adopted the ‘he said, she said’ model of reporting on scientific controversy.

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Climatescience.tv Website: Scientists in the Field

A new Web-based service seeks to convey images of scientists in the field … in effect, the making of climate science so seldom seen by those not personally involved in the effort.

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Preachable Moments: Evangelical Christians and Climate Change

Climate change has caused rifts among evangelical Christians, who are sharply divided on the topic. But more evangelicals now are examining a Christian response to the threat posed by a warming atmosphere.

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Along Atlantic and Pacific Coasts

National Academy, USGS See Above Normal U.S. Sea Level Rises

Coasts and properties along the U.S.’s heavily populated and developed Atlantic and Pacific coasts could be in for further sea level rise increases beyond the global average over the next century.

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The Charcoal Challenges: Fire and Climate Dynamics

Is reducing carbon concentrations in the atmosphere inconsistent with curbing wildfires? It’s among the conundrums and riddles explored at The Conversation and reposted here with permission.

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