Posts Under ‘AAAS’ Category

Why It's Called News

Bud Ward has a nice dispatch on the AAAS session I wrote about last month, including this revealing back-and-forth I had wanted to follow up on: Another exchange involving an audience member “” in this case Peter Gleick, the head of the Pacific Institute “” also helped illustrate fundamentally different approaches distinguishing the media and…Continue Reading…


The huge annual gaggle of scientists starts gathering today in Washington D.C. There are a bunch of climate change-related sessions, some of which I’ll be attending and writing about at collide-a-scape. I’ll also link to ongoing press coverage of certain events and paper presentations.