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News & Perspective from the Center for Environmental Journalism

Things added in December, 2011


Natural disasters were big news in 2011

Posted on December 22nd by Tom Yulsman. %
But the environment generally barely registered in the news media and public mind Attention by the U.S. news media to environmental topics dropped from almost nil to all but nil ...

Nothing new under the sun

Posted on December 22nd by Tom Yulsman. 5
The climate change wars have several historical precedents — right down to the nastiness and idiocy Both Nicolaus Copernicus and Albert Einstein became the target of ridicule after they proposed theories ...

Who should be rocketed into space?

Posted on December 20th by Tom Yulsman. 6
Grist's still uncorrected headline about sending climate change deniers into orbit raises questions about journalistic standards in the age of proliferating niche media In this photo from the Seattle PI, ...