Panel Discussion: Climate Science and the Media—Challenges and Opportunities

Please join Union of Concerned Scientists in New York City on September 21 for a panel discussion, a rally, and the release of a new analysis looking at two particularly influential news outlets that frequently mischaracterize the science of climate change—Fox News Channel and the Wall Street Journal opinion page. Learn more about the latest climate science, the role of media in covering the science, and join the call for action!

Stand up for Science – Friday, September 21, 2012
Please RSVP Today
Panel Discussion: Climate Science and the Media—Challenges and Opportunities
Noon – 1:00 p.m. – Hear from climate scientists on the latest science on extreme weather events. We will also feature experts who examine how news coverage influences the public understanding of climate change and what responsibility the media—news, news entertainment shows, and opinion pages—have to accurately report on climate science.
Lunch provided!
Location: New York Public Library’s Science, Industry, and Business Library (SIBL), 188 Madison Ave. (corner of Madison Ave and 34th Street)
New York, NY 10016
Room 018, Lower Level
(This is not an instructional program of the New York Public Library)
Stand up for Science at Bryant Park
2:00 – 4:00 p.m. – Join us in Bryant Park to take action by calling on News Corporation, which owns Fox News and the Wall Street Journal, to improve their coverage of climate science. See a climate scientist ‘correct’ a large poster of a Wall Street Journal op-ed, and help us arrange tens of thousands of postcards from around the country joining the call to News Corporation!
Location: Bryant Park, 42nd Street entrance, about 300 feet east of 6th Ave.
Thank you and we hope to see you on September 21st!

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