Climate Change

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  • #810
    Do not conflate science and policy in your coverage. They are separate things. Science informs policymaking but it does not dictate what policies should be chosen.
    Jan 24, 2017
  • #602
    With a multi-part question, the source will probably answer only the last part ... so, ask one simple, direct question at a time. – Bob Schieffer
    Feb 27, 2013
    Climate Change, Reporting
  • #595
    When it comes to covering climate change three words -- range, probability and uncertainty -- are critically important, because they mean the questions do not have simple, absolute answers.
    Feb 27, 2013
    Climate Change, Reporting
  • #8
    With a multi-part question, the source will probably answer only the last part ... so, ask one simple, direct question at a time. – Bob Schieffer
    Mar 15, 2010
    Climate Change, Reporting
  • #1
    When it comes to covering climate change three words -- range, probability and uncertainty -- are critically important, because they mean the questions do not have simple, absolute answers.
    Mar 04, 2010
    Climate Change, Reporting