Washington and Climate Change in 2013

Looking for Real Action? Focus on Agencies and Courts … not the Hill

Regulatory actions and judicial judgments, rather than legislation from a divided Congress, seen as key for climate change in 2013 in Nation’s Capital. 

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Key Things to Watch for, Climate-Wise, Throughout 2013

All forecasts of big news events in the coming year run risks of being scooped by the unforeseen, but not so with a forecast that many differing climate news developments will compete for the finite, and shrinking, news hole … and for Americans’ attention.

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Looking Back to See Forward

Top Climate Change Stories of 2012

A look back on a landmark study, weird weather, Greenland’s ice sheet melt, and other highlights that shaped climate change science news last year.

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‘Artscientist’ Hopes Sculpture Can Inspire Reef Protection

With a blend of science and art, Courtney Mattison is educating people about how global warming, ocean acidification, and other environmental threats are harming the world’s coral reefs.

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Second of a Two-Part Series

The Ethics of Geoengineering (Pt. 2)

Part 1 of this feature discussed some of the geoengineering ideas and issues now current in climate science discussions. Part 2 introduces some of the ethical questions being raised about potential attempts to deliberately alter Earth’s properties to combat global climate change.

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New Video

Perspectives of 8 Scientists Attending AGU Fall Meeting

Independent video producer Peter Sinclair captures the views of eight scientists representing some of the nation’s leading research institutions in a concise video newly produced for The Yale Forum.

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First of a Two-Part Series

The Ethics of Geoengineering

Options for engineering the climate system, some long-dismissed by many as a vestige of Buck Rogers, are getting additional attention as near-term prospects for an effective political remedy remain bleak. But with research into the subject come increasing numbers of ethical questions yet to be resolved.

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