The Uncertain Choice of Words

 MAY 14, 2014     ADRIENNE WOOTTEN A few days ago, I got notice about a special issue in Environmental Communication on “Media Research on Climate Change: Where have we been and where are we heading?”  One article in particular caught my attention: “How Grammatical Choice Shapes Media Representations of Climate (Un)certainty” by Bailey et al.  The article offers a … Continue reading The Uncertain Choice of Words

Leaking of the IPCC’s 5th Assessment Report and The Philosophy of Publishing

 JAN 21, 2013     WINSLOW HANSEN Photo: IPCC As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change prepares to release its fifth assessment report, they asked for reviewers to read the draft and comment. Nearly anyone can sign up as and “expert reviewer” as long as they agree to confidentiality. In early December, one reviewer by the name of … Continue reading Leaking of the IPCC’s 5th Assessment Report and The Philosophy of Publishing