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Is it cold because it’s warm?

Posted on December 29th by Tom Yulsman.
As a new monster storm gathers, the debate rages on The reverberations from Judah Cohen's it's cold-because-it's-warm N.Y. Times op-ed are still being heard around the blogosphere — as ...

Climate change: No new narrative in sight

Posted on October 21st by Tom Yulsman. 7
I just don't find it terribly newsworthy that Tea Party candidates and their supporters oppose cap-and-trade legislation, and doubt humankind's impact on the climate. Do you? But evidently, the New York ...

Is this any way to fight climate change?

Posted on July 23rd by Tom Yulsman. 3
New York Times to readers: We need to keep banging our heads against the wall. So now it's official. As the New York Times put it in their lead editorial today: On ...

N.Y. Times makes a mess of politics and science right on page 1

Posted on February 11th by Tom Yulsman. 9
A photo by Senator James Inhofe of the igloo he and his family built on Capitol Hill, from his Facebook page. Is he a climate expert? The N.Y. ...

Reporting on a poster-child for global warming

Posted on November 4th by Tom Yulsman. 12
As Kilimanjaro's ice cap disappears, journalists grapple with the story differently. What's your take on the coverage? The pictures at left reveal in visual form what a new study led by ...

El Rushbo update

Posted on October 22nd by Tom Yulsman. %
Several days after Rush Limbaugh compared Andrew Revkin to jihadists and suicide bombers — and then exhorted the New York Times Reporter to "go kill yourself" — NPR has run ...

Joe Romm: the entirely dispensable censor

Posted on March 27th by Tom Yulsman. 26
Update end of day 3/29/09: Last spring, Ted Nordhaus wrote the definitive piece on Joe Romm and like-minded environmentalists. It is headlined, "The Green Politics of Personal Destruction: Deconstructing ...

A tale of two stories

Posted on March 18th by Tom Yulsman. 21
New research published in Nature suggests the West Antarctic Ice Sheet is vulnerable to collapse from global warming, but if it happens it would likely take place over ...

The Believers

Posted on March 3rd by Tom Yulsman. 13
After weeks of blogging it out with perfervid advocates on both side of the climate policy debate, I feel as if I've been slogging through a thorn thicket growing in ...

The NYT’s Andrew Revkin shows why he’s a top climate change reporter

Posted on February 27th by Tom Yulsman. 7
Update 11:50 a.m.: See this terrific blog posting from John Fleck.  Following withering critiques on one of his articles (here and here), New York Times reporter Andrew Revkin shows ...


Posted on February 25th by Tom Yulsman. 11
Well, not really. In describing Joeseph Romm's withering critique at his Climate Progress blog of Andrew Revkin's climate coverage, that headline is an example of sensationalism and hyperbole. Of exactly ...

Media Malpractice or Enviro Tantrum?

Posted on February 25th by Tom Yulsman. %
Editor's note: This is a cross-post from Keith Kloor's blog. Kloor is a Ted Scripps Fellow in Environmental Journalism here at the Center for Environmental Journalism. By Keith Kloor This ...

Open notebook: My interview with Andrew Revkin

Posted on January 5th by Tom Yulsman. 2
Editor's note: This is the second installment in my open notebook project. As I mentioned in my first post, I've been commissioned to write about the future of the ...