Thursday, July 26, 2012

Reddit as a Science Outreach Tool | The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media
Barnston worried also about what headlines could look like on climate “skeptic” websites. Given that his affiliation with Columbia was presented up front and used to lend credibility to his responses, he realized his answers could also reflect on the university and on the climate research going on there. In other words, his words, no matter how well-intended and carefully stated, might somehow be used to disparage his credibility and that of the university. (In this respect, the long-lasting ripple effects from the stolen climate scientist e-mails at the University of East Anglia in 2009 are never far from one’s mind.)
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What’s an Iceberg if not Sized Relative to Manhattan? (Not a Volkswagen) | The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media
“Why use Manhattan as the measure of size? Because it suggests something is huge that is not, in fact, as huge as we’re led to believe. We think of Manhattan as big because of the size of the buildings there and the number of people there. The iceberg actually would’ve fit nicely into the Bronx. But people don’t think of the Bronx as huge.”

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