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Journalism entails more than stenography: PBS Newshour malfeasance re Clean Power Plan

October 11th, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Trump Administration’s decision to undermine America’s economy and future prospects by its announced intent to reverse the Clean Power Plan and expand its denial of that Chinese Hoax, climate change made headlines and created an imperative for serious news coverage.  Last evening, the PBS News Hour — often the gold standard when it comes […]

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Tags: climate change · climate delayers · climate zombies · Energy · environmental · Global Warming · global warming deniers · journalism · SciComm · science · Science Communication · science denial

A minute of changed #climate

September 29th, 2017 · No Comments

This graphical representation of our changed climate is tremendous, perhaps even meriting a visualization award …   Yet, … On watching and considering this, I had a dual reaction: Amazing, with lots of information packed … Which audience(s) would appreciate/be able to absorb this? Powerful @EssaysConcern #climate #science graphic sparks question: Where/with whom is this […]

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Tags: climate change · SciComm · science · Science Communication

Turning one’s back on science: the New Mexico derivative

September 18th, 2017 · Comments Off on Turning one’s back on science: the New Mexico derivative

In the name of science, school systems — state school boards typically — around the nation are working on science standards. Much is made, by many, of American education’s need to focus on STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) (and, often now, STEAM: Science Technology Engineering Arts Mathematics). For the moment, this is the opening for […]

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Tags: climate zombies · SciComm · science · Science Communication · science denial

Deep Faith and Climate Change

May 26th, 2017 · Comments Off on Deep Faith and Climate Change

This guest post from AstroCook is from just before Donald Trump took over the Oval Office but that timing is fundamentally irrelevant to the core of the discussion: an example of the challenge of leaping divides to spark changed thinking on climate science (and climate-science denial) even in a ‘civil’ conversation. From it: “God gave […]

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Tags: guest post · religion and global warming · SciComm · Science Communication