Climate Change

FWS: Climate Change Is Affecting Fish and Wildlife in Every State

To illustrate those impacts in each state — and related attempts at mitigation and collaborative projects — the US Fish and Wildlife Service is publishing a new article every weekday for fifty consecutive days. For example, one story is on Wisconsin's innovative native prairie restoration program. 

June 26, 2011 to June 30, 2011

The World Conference of Science Journalists

Primarily focused on science journalism and journalists, the conference will be held in the Arab world for the first time in its history, as a unique partnership between the Arab Science Journalists’ Assocation and the USA’s National Association of Science Writers.

"Pawlenty: 'I'm Sorry' I Once Cared About Climate"

"Thursday night's Republican debate was worth watching if only to see Tim Pawlenty try to talk his way around his previous support for efforts to cut planet-warming emissions. As governor of Minnesota, Pawlenty not only acknowledged that climate change is a problem, but also endorsed a cap-and-trade plan to deal with it. That makes him something of a pariah among other Republicans these days."

Source: Mother Jones, 05/10/2011
May 23, 2011 to May 25, 2011

Threatened Island Nations: Legal Implications of Rising Seas and a Changing Climate

Some time this century the Republic of the Marshall Islands is likely to be completely submerged. They asked Columbia Law School to look at the legal issues this raises. If a country is under water, is it still a state? Does it still have a seat at the UN? What happens to its fishing rights and mineral rights? What is the citizenship of its displaced people? Does it have legal recourse? The result is this international conference of legal scholars on legal issues faced by island nations threatened by sea level rise.

For Climate Change Reporters, Here's an Essential Reading List

E-Reporting Biz

By BUD WARD

Climate change/global warming issues may well turn out to be “the story of the century” as many science and environmental journalists have said. But that doesn’t necessarily make it the story of the day, week, month or year. One need only recall the“Deepwater Horizon” disaster in the Gulf of Mexico or the sweeping coverage given the economic collapse (or, one suspects, of the coming presidential election campaign).

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