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MeCCO Monthly Summary for August 2017

Media and Climate Change Observatory (MeCCO) August 2017 Summary August media attention to climate change and global warming marked a second consecutive month of lower coverage throughout the world. Articles were down 20% globally from coverage in the previous month … Continue reading

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Exploring the Multiple Subjectivities of Forest Carbon Offsets

What is a forest carbon offset, anyway? by Lauren Gifford Lauren Gifford is a PhD candidate in Geography. She was the first recipient of the Radford Byerly, Jr. Award in Science and Technology Policy. She used the grant, in part, to … Continue reading

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RC/RCCC Notes From the Field: Towards Minimizing Flood Impacts and a Reflection on this Summer

Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre Internship Program by Katie Chambers Ethiopia, August 2017 Katie is a PhD student in Environmental Engineering with a focus on Engineering for Developing Communities. In Ethiopia, Katie will be developing flood inundation maps for communities … Continue reading

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RC/RCCC Notes From the Field: Lives Versus Livelihoods

Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre Internship Program by Katie Chambers Ethiopia, August 2017 Katie is a PhD student in Environmental Engineering with a focus on Engineering for Developing Communities. In Ethiopia, Katie will be developing flood inundation maps for communities … Continue reading

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Bienvenido León Talks About Communicating Science Online: Are You Not Infotained?

by Alison Gilchrist, CSTPR Science Writing Intern Bienvenido León watches scientific online videos with an objective, critical eye. Many of us click through to a video about climate change because the penguin in the thumbnail image is totally adorable, and … Continue reading

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MeCCO Monthly Summary for July 2017

Media and Climate Change Observatory (MeCCO) July 2017 Summary July 2017 coverage of climate change and global warming consistently dropped in regions around the world. Compared to June 2017, coverage was down about 27% globally. However, June was a month … Continue reading

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Following the Flood: Evaluating the Vulnerabilities of Communities Along the Awash River

Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre Internship Program by Katie Chambers Ethiopia, July 2017 Katie is a PhD student in Environmental Engineering with a focus on Engineering for Developing Communities. In Ethiopia, Katie will be developing flood inundation maps for communities … Continue reading

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Ogmius, Issue 47 is Now Out

Ogmius Issue #47, Summer 2017 This issue of Ogmius features an article by Elizabeth Koebele, a former CSTPR graduate student who recently received her Ph.D. in Environmental Studies and will begin a new position as Assistant Professor in the Department … Continue reading

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MeCCO Monthly Summary for June 2017

Media and Climate Change Observatory (MeCCO) June 2017 Summary June 2017 coverage of climate change and global warming went up nearly 46% compared to May. This was attributed largely to the news surrounding United States President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from … Continue reading

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Notes From the Field in Ethiopia: From Addis to Adama

Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre Internship Program by Katie Chambers Ethiopia, June 2017 Katie is a PhD student in Environmental Engineering with a focus on Engineering for Developing Communities. In Ethiopia, Katie will be developing flood inundation maps for communities … Continue reading

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