Forecasting Climate With A Chance Of Backlash
When it comes to climate change, Americans place great trust in their local TV weather caster, which has led climate experts to see huge potential for public education.
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#1 Feb 19, 2013
Douglas is part of a group pushing to tighten certification standards for meteorologists.
"If you're going to talk about climate science on the air," he says, you would "need to learn about the
"real science", and not get it off a talk show radio program or a web site."
After all, both he and Jim Gandy say it's becoming harder to separate weather from climate. That means TV weather casters will be busier, and more closely followed, than ever.
"WOW" someone else really knows the difference between REAL SCIENCE and scientific science fiction.
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