TITLE

Climate of fear

PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Nature;3/11/2010, Vol. 464 Issue 7286, p141
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the challenges faced by the climate scientists regarding the move of the global-warming deniers to dominate the media agenda about the fundamental science. Paul Ehrlich at Stanford University, states that scientists must recognize that they are in a street fight and that their association with the media really matters. It mentions that scientists must continue to communicate policy-makers about the underlying science and the potential consequences of policy decisions.
ACCESSION #
48490947

 

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