- Depressed Denver Neighborhood an ‘Ecodistrict’?
- Researchers Seeking Better Car Batteries
- Volunteers’ Findings Point to Birds’ Shifting Patterns
- Ski Company, Coal Company Partner on Methane Emissions
- ‘Golden State’ Passes Threshold with Sale of 100,000th Plug-in Electrics
- From Passive to Interactive to Save Energy on the Grid
- Common Loons’ Haunting Call Facing Silence Ahead?
- Battening the Hatches to Address Midwest’s Climate Challenges
- Emerging Roles for NOLA Rain Gardens
- Trees: A Means of Cooling Without ‘Chilling’?
Category Archives: Science
A new Australian site, claiming more than 200,000 readers monthly, combines scientific and journalistic principles to improve public understanding of science, including climate science. This is the first Yale Forum re-posting from The Conversation, which strives for ‘academic rigour, journalistic [...]
There’s a lesson to be learned from an editor’s having resigned over his journal’s publication of a research report thought to have been inadequately reviewed: extraordinary claims must be supported by extraordinary evidence. Headline writers and media … take note.
This first feature in a new “On the Quad …” series by college students studying climate change and communications was written by Amelia Prior, now in her sophomore year at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. A student of writing [...]
As reported in a recent Yale Forum feature by Michael Coren, various private and public sector interests are moving ahead with climate adaptation plans and strategies. Adjusting activities in concert with expectations of a changing climate is moving mainstream even [...]
The recent spate of severe weather events is drawing increased attention — in science and some journalism arenas — to possible links with long-term climate change. It’s an explosive issue and one that will demand close attention and monitoring as [...]
Morning coffee and reading the day’s paper … more changes coming? Coffee production and inventories are being stretched in part as a result of a changing climate. That well entrenched morning ritual of a newspaper in one hand and a [...]
Coal Preferable to Natural Gas from Shale for Climate? Not So Fast … And Choice of Time Frame Critical
A recent analysis concluding that natural gas from shale poses more climate change problems than combustion of coal rests heavily on a problematic time frame. In the end, the widely reported article may do more to muddle understanding of natural [...]