Absorb 60 Years of Change in a Few Seconds

Alpinist’s ‘Extreme Ice’ Time-Lapse Photos
An Antidote to Those ‘Short Attention Spans’

Mountaineer uses time-lapse photography to communicate long-term point of view.

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A Bus Tour, Fresh Air, Montana Mountains; Reporters Acting Human Through Their Bird Calls

Take a bunch of journalists out of the conference room and to a wildlife refuge in Montana surrounded by majestic mountains, and you can see them embracing their inner nature.

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Random Soundbites from the SEJ Montana Conference Goings-on

Pointing to declining river flows throughout the American West, University of Montana scientists Steve Running, Director, Numerical Terradynamic Simulation Group in the university’s Department of Ecosystem Sciences, reported on dwindling river flows between 1950 and 1970 and a 15 percent increase in average winter low temperatures in recent decades.

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With Federal, Global Regs at Standstill … Courts Become Front Line on Climate Change

U.S. Supreme Court … in supreme position on climate.

Climate change litigation is in its infancy, but experts predict growth in number of battles fought within the legal system.

Seven years ago, the United States court system became involved with making decisions on climate change. Today, in the absence of federal legislation, courts more and more are expected to play a key role on greenhouse gas regulation and on issues arising from claims of liability linked to alleged climate-related damages.

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Researchers Point to ‘Moral Obligation,’ ‘Good Citizens’ in Urging Scientists to ‘Speak Up’ on Policy

Scientists, speak up.

That’s the message from Michael Nelson, an associate professor of environmental ethics at Michigan State University and John Vucetich, assistant professor of wildlife ecology at Michigan Technological University.

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Mr. Mass v. EPA: An Interview with the Man Who Put Climate Change on America’s Legal Map

BOSTON, MA. — As the EPA inches closer to regulating greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air Act, the potentially titanic implications of James Milkey’s little idea are starting to dawn on many climate policy watchers and energy interests across America.

Senators from coal states and beyond are threatening to block the EPA controls. Industry groups are lining up to sue the agency. The Obama administration — with no energy and climate bill anywhere in sight — is bracing for what could surely become a huge fight over measures that will be tarred by opponents as heavy-handed and economically harmful.

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AAAS Weblog Panel of Four Weighs ‘Overcoming Skepticism after “Climategate”‘

So a climate research scientist, an environmental advocate/climate scientist, an author/writer, and a communications academic gather around a table to discuss “Climate Change & the Public: Overcoming Skepticism after ‘Climategate’”?

You haven’t heard this one? Read on.

The research scientist, asked the impact of the nearly year-old hacked e-mails brouhaha, points to adverse effects on public perceptions of climate scientists while insisting their science itself remains unscathed.

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