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Bush 41 and climate change.

George Herbert Walker Bush. The world has completed a week of mourning and celebration of a life well lived and a presidency well executed, through an extraordinary series of memorial services and observances, and through millions of words of retrospective. … Continue reading

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A televised red-blue debate on climate change?

One of the topics that came up while I was on the road for the past month. Haven’t seen anything more on it this past week, so this post may be “kicking a dead horse.” (In any case, this horse … Continue reading

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Climate change? Whatever changes this week, some things will stay the same.

What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet – William Shakespeare (Romeo and Juliet) What’s past is prologue – William Shakespeare (The Tempest) Saturday’s print edition of the Washington Post … Continue reading

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Progress on Climate Change? Good news… and bad.

This weekend, both the Washington Post and the New York Times carried op-eds on the new administration’s attempts to turn back the clock on climate change policy. Both articles suggested such efforts will fail, for a variety of reasons: Writing … Continue reading

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A Goldilocks approach to climate change.

“A Goldilocks planet is a planet that falls within a star’s habitable zone, and the name is often specifically used for planets close to the size of Earth… …In astronomy and astrobiology, the circumstellar habitable zone (CHZ), or simply the habitable zone, is the range of orbits around … Continue reading

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Papal prayers on climate change.

At the conclusion of Pope Francis’ encyclical on climate change, issued this past Thursday, he proposed “that we offer two prayers. The first we can share with all who believe in a God who is the all-powerful Creator, while in … Continue reading

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Climate Change in the American Christian Mind

In recent years, the George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication and the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication have collaborated on a distinguished and insightful series of studies of public attitudes toward climate change. Whether through coincidence or … Continue reading

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Climate Change? Anthropologists weigh in.

LOTRW readers may remember earlier posts referring to a four-volume report on Human Choice and Climate Change, Springer (1998) edited by Steve Rayner and Elizabeth Malone, with particular emphasis on their ten suggestions for policymakers. Here’s another welcome addition to … Continue reading

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Climate change and the nation’s infrastructure draws scrutiny from the GAO… and the AMS

Climate change continues to draw attention and concern from those focused on long-range planning, and big-ticket items, such as the nation’s critical infrastructure. Those zeroing in on the topic span the gamut from the Government Accountability Office of the U.S. Congress to the American … Continue reading

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More on Climate Change in the American Mind

As promised, the George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication and the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication today released the second set of their latest survey findings, in a report entitled Climate Change in the American Mind: Americans’ … Continue reading

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