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Fiscal Cliff molehill vs Climate Cliff crevice

December 31st, 2012 · 4 Comments

The Washington Post’s Tom Toles well deserved the Pulitzer Prize that he won 22 years ago. And, since then, Toles has regularly demonstrated why he should be in the running for another one year after year … as per yesterday. As with so many other of his cartoons, Toles demonstrates the power of an excellent […]

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Tags: climate change · Global Warming · political symbols · Post Watch · Washington Post

Where’s the front-page correction? WashPost Fails Math, Fails Ethics, Fails Readers

March 10th, 2012 · 3 Comments

The Washington Post‘s front page, 9 March 2012, featured an article entitled “Affordability award goes to $50 light bulb” (and the online title: Government-subsidized green light bulb carries costly price tag). Reading like a partisan hit job against the Department of Energy’s efforts to use ‘prizes’ to foster technological innovation into the market place, this […]

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Tags: electricity · Energy · incandescent lighting · LED · lighting · Post Watch · Washington Post

Post Watch: Encouraging Addiction(s)

January 19th, 2012 · Comments Off on Post Watch: Encouraging Addiction(s)

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Tags: Energy · Post Watch · Washington Post

Unpublished Letters: Fact Checker’s Partial Facts On Pipeline Employment Implications

December 27th, 2011 · 1 Comment

WarrenS has taken on an admirable resolution: to send a letter to the editor (LTE) (or, well, a major politician) every single day, on the critical issues of climate change and energy. This discusses his approach and here is an amusing ‘template’ to for rapid letter writing. Now, I have always written letters and even […]

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Tags: Energy · media · Post Watch · unpublished letters · Washington Post

Post Watch: An airy (eerie) hole in wind coverage

December 4th, 2011 · Comments Off on Post Watch: An airy (eerie) hole in wind coverage

The Washington Post, for too many decades, has been the ‘home-town’ paper.  With the dead-tree edition at the breakfast table, the gaps and failures in coverage (and skewed editorial section) are too evident.  Thus, many — many — posts re The Post leading to a decision to begin/maintain a “Post Watch” series when frustration (or, […]

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Tags: journalism · media · Post Watch · Washington Post

Post Watch: Balance and Absence aren’t top-flight journalism …

December 1st, 2011 · 2 Comments

As a native Washingtonian, weaned on morning and evening newspapers, The Washington Post is my hometown journal and has been (for too many decades) a key part of my window on the world.  Over the decades, however, that window has dirtied and darkened to distortion on critical issues to the point that I (and, well, […]

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Tags: journalism · Post Watch · research · science · Washington Post