Monthly Archives: January 2013

Draft U.S. National Climate Assessment report released for public review

A public review Draft National Climate Assessment report was released today by a federal advisory committee. The 60-member National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory Committee, or NCADAC, reflecting a diverse range of expertise, oversees the development of the report. More … Continue reading

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2012 the warmest and second most extreme year on record for the U.S.

The U.S. government reported the average U.S. temperature in 2012 was 3.2 degrees higher than the 20th-century average, and 2012 was the second worst on the Climate Extremes Index. Scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said the data … Continue reading

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More on the prospective Al Jazeera America news channel

A few excerpts from sane commentary in the Washington Post, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, and the New York Times.

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Al Jazeera purchase of Current could improve U.S. TV coverage of climate and global environmental politics

Al Jazeera’s purchase of Current will give the Qatar-based 24-hour news network a greatly expanded reach into the U.S. cable and satellite TV market beyond its much more limited availability now. From my experience on Al Jazeera English discussing climate … Continue reading

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