Category Archives: Science

Meteorologists’ Statement Reflects ‘Vast Weight’ of Evidence

Meteorologists’ new statement reaffirms scientific ‘consensus,’ runs counter to widespread views of meteorologists as disproportionately ‘skeptical.’

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Mormon Silence on Climate Change: Why, and What Might It Mean?

Scattered voices of climate concern among members of the Mormon Church can’t drown-out the veritable cone of silence from the church itself on environmental issues. But stereotyping any such large group overlooks important nuances.

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‘This Is Not Cool’ Video: Focus on 2012 Weather Extremes

A basketball metaphor illustrating changing stats pairs with analyses from a range of experts and independent commentaries in a Yale Forum video capturing the stresses of the summer’s weather anomalies across the U.S.

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‘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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