August 19, 2009–A Center for Public Integrity report indicates the number of entities officially lobbying on climate change increased 31% in the second quarter of 2009, and draws some parallels between the lobbyists involved prior to the June 2009 House vote on a climate change bill and the major pre-vote changes that happened to the bill.
August 5, 2009–The topic of weatherization might appear mundane, but the sheer magnitude of the current multi-billion-dollar program, and its relative importance in increasing energy efficiency and combating climate change, make it a story worth covering.
June 10, 2009–ClimateWizard, by researchers from the Univ. of Washington, the Univ. of Southern Mississippi, and the Nature Conservancy, may be a useful takeoff point for covering estimated temperature and precipitation changes in your area.
May 27, 2009–Researchers from California and Hawaii have analyzed 25 factors and developed a map that reflects the relative cumulative magnitude of their effects on the waters extending for about 250-350 miles off the shores of Washington, Oregon, California, and the Baja Peninsula.