Thursday, January 13, 2011

Sea level rise in the media

Roger Pielke Jr has an interesting post up on his blog. He was part of a small research project analysing  reports about sea level rise in the media, in IPCC reports, and in scientific papers. The upshot is that the media by and large report consistent with the scientific assessments. Read the article here.

U K Rick, M T Boykoff and R A Pielke Jr 2011. Effective media reporting of sea level rise projections: 1989–2009. Env. Res. Letters 6(1), doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/6/1/014004.

1 comment:

Rainer S said...

Pielke Jr writes:
"In this contemporary high-stakes, high-profile and highly politicized arena of climate science and policy interactions, such results mark a particular bright spot in media representations of climate change."

Exeption to the rule, maybe?