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TED talk shows “The science behind a climate headline”

I came across this great video today on TED:  Ideas Worth Spreading.  It is only 4 minutes, 14 seconds long, but it gives a great peak into the scientific research that can go into the making of a headline. Rachel Pike: The science behind a climate headline In 4 minutes, atmospheric chemist Rachel Pike provides […]

Challenges of Science Communication Featured on Podcast

Today’s podcast from Point of Inquiry features yesterday’s blog topic (pure coincidence of course!) on the importance of science communication and the challenges the professional science communicators face. Some important points from the podcast, which features an interview with Andrew Revkin, include : “We face science centered risks: climate and energy crises, biological and nuclear terror […]

Learning Opportunity in Media Coverage of Climate Change

At the end of last week the buzz in the climate change media coverage was about a new study that came out in Friday’s edition of Science .  Andrew Revkin breaks down the study well in his blog that day, but essentially the study states that methane gas is being released from Arctic sea beds.  […]