Journalists might want to remember that there are many major scientific research institutions studying climate change across the many disciplines needed to describe and understand it. Many of these are attached to universities -- but others are consortiums of labs or partnerships between federal and private entities. There are too many to list, but below you will find some of the weightiest. Whenever possible, we have listed contact info for the director and a link to the faculty directory, so you can go straight to the source.
The IPCC is the umbrella organization that articulates not only the consensus among climate scientists, but also the breadth of opinion among them. It assembles and synthesizes the work of some 2,000 scientists in scores of disciplines from about 150 countries. Wikipedia. Press Contact.
Ocean-going ships are a major unregulated air pollution source.
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (Working Group 1)
Some authoritative summaries of scientific understanding of basic climate processes.
Athletes arrive in Peking wearing masks.
BEIJING -- Olympic host city Beijing was shrouded in haze on Monday 11 days before the Games begin, raising anxieties about whether it can deliver the clean skies promised for the world's top athletes.
Nearly 20 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, SEJ member Ashley Ahearn reports from Europe on the Iron Curtain and conservation efforts along it. It's a multimedia journalism blog, including audio, text, and pictures.
A longstanding assumption of American energy policy has been that natural gas would be plentiful abroad, and therefore readily available for importation.