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Check out Heat Waves and Climate Change,  the latest fact sheet in our Quick-Facts series, to stay up-to-date on the most accurate and relevant information. Our specially-curated resources will provide you with everything you need for your next story: quick and … Continue reading

Announcing:  The first installment of “Quick Facts”, our extreme weather and climate change factsheet series, is now live and available to the public. JOURNALISTS! As torrential #rain & #floods wreak havoc on the U.S., you’ll want to accurately report the … Continue reading

Climate Matters in the Newsroom and the UNC School of Media and Journalism are hosting a workshop in Chapel Hill, NC on September 13-14, 2019 for journalists working in the Carolinas. Journalists on all beats, including business, agriculture, health, energy, and … Continue reading

Climate Communication is offering training opportunities for journalists as part of the National Science Foundation funded project Climate Matters in the Newsroom – which helps journalists on every beat to tell timely, science-based, local climate change stories. For more information … Continue reading

10 Journalists to Receive Climate Reporting Resources and Training Climate Matters in the Newsroom (CMN) provides reporters with localized climate reporting resources and training. Supported by the National Science Foundation, the project aims to increase reporting on climate change science, … Continue reading

  Two of Climate Communication’s Science Advisors and closest friends, Michael E. Mann and Warren M. Washington, have been awarded the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement, considered the “Nobel Prize for the Environment.” Drs. Mann and Washington were honored for … Continue reading

Starting in 2018 Climate Communication is offering training opportunities for journalists as part of the National Science Foundation funded project Climate Matters in the Newsroom – which helps journalists on every beat to tell timely, science-based, local climate change stories. … Continue reading

Climate Communication will be at the National Association of Hispanic Journalists’ International Conference and Career Fair on July 18. We’ll be hosting a half day Climate Matters in the Newsroom workshop on local climate reporting called Global Warming, Local Stories. … Continue reading

Climate Matters in the Newsroom will be hosting a 90 minute session at the National Association of Black Journalists’ 2018 Annual Convention & Career Fair. A 2018 Climate Matters in the Newsroom survey of NABJ members shows that more than … Continue reading

Climate Communication and our partners in the Climate Matters in the Newsroom project are hosting a workshop in Columbia, SC on June 18-19, 2018 for journalists working in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. Climate stories go well beyond those … Continue reading

Call for Nominations for Climate Matters in the Newsroom Fellows 10 Select Journalists to Receive Climate Reporting Resources and Training Climate Matters in the Newsroom helps journalists on every beat to tell timely, science-based, local climate change stories. The program … Continue reading

Climate Communication will be hosting a full day Climate Matters in the Newsroom workshop at the Society of Environmental Journalists’ annual conference in Flint, MI on October 3, 2018. Telling Climate Change Stories that Matter: From Impacts to Solutions Extreme … Continue reading

The Climate Matters in the Newsroom team is offering a 75 minute session, “Climate Change and You: Change Hits Home” on October 5, 11 am to 12:15 pm, at the Society of Environmental Journalists’ annual conference in Flint, MI. Climate … Continue reading

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey and in advance of Hurricane Irma’s landfall, Michael E. Mann, Susan J. Hassol, and Thomas C. Peterson published articles in The Washington Post and Scientific American in Sept. 2017 on the connections between climate … Continue reading

Climate Communication Science Advisors will receive top honors from the American Geophysical Union in December 2017: Kevin Trenberth will receive the Roger Revelle Medal, Richard Somerville will receive the Ambassador Award, and Stefan Rahmstorf will receive the Climate Communication Prize.

Climate Communication Science Advisor Michael Mann will receive the 2017 Stephen H. Schneider Award from Climate One.

Climate Communication Science Advisor Benjamin Santer blends personal and professional history in this heartfelt essay.

Climate Communication Science Advisors Benjamin Santer, Kerry Emanuel, and Naomi Oreskes respond to EPA head Scott Pruitt’s call for a red team/blue team process for climate science.

Susan Joy Hassol and Michael E. Mann discuss the latest faux climate controversy promoted by right wing tabloid press and politicians in New Scientist, Feb. 10, 2017

In the aftermath of the presidential election, Michael E. Mann and Susan Joy Hassol reflected on the election results in the context of climate change in a piece in Scientific American.

Susan Joy Hassol and colleagues published an article about communicating the connections between extreme weather events and climate change in the World Meteorological Organisation Bulletin, Nov. 2016.

From September 12-14, 2016, Director Susan Hassol attended the Carolinas Climate Resilience Conference in Charlotte, NC. There she led a pre-conference workshop on Climate Communications in the Carolinas. She also facilitated the closing plenary session with panelists Greg Fishel (Chief Meteorologist for WRAL Raleigh), Jim Gandy (Chief … Continue reading

On September 7, 2016, Susan delivered a lecture as part of Colorado College’s State of the Rockies Speaker Series.  She spoke on the science and urgency of climate change, and the challenge of communicating climate risk to the public at large. … Continue reading

Nature magazine’s editor for climate science, Michael White, interviewed Director Susan Hassol for Forecast, a podcast about climate science and climate scientists. His interview focused on Susan’s career of studying how to — and how not to — use language to most effectively … Continue reading

In April 2016, Science Director Richard Somerville completed the “Climate Change at the Crossroads” series presented by the UC San Diego Library with a talk entitled “Climate Change: Strong Science, Forceful Actions, Positive Outcomes.” His talk can also be viewed here … Continue reading