Journalism, Climate Science, and Activism

In the wake of a troubling new climate paper, authored by the scientist-cum-activist James Hansen, Undark contributor Alexis Sobel Fitts spoke with journalists who covered the publication of the research — and at least one who intentionally did not. The differing opinions have sparked debate among science journalists over Hansen’s credibility as a scientist, his role as an activist, and whether or not the public received an accurate portrayal of the new research.

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