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26 September 2014

Dead Rat Journalism, and The Ethics of Communicating Scientific Uncertainty

  I spent all day¬†Monday (and part of Tuesday) at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, attending¬†a seminar on the ethics of communicating scientific uncertainty. It was hosted by the Environmental Law Institute with funding from the National Science Foundation, and it brought together a diverse group of lawyers, journalists and scientists. I was one of two meteorologists invited (Jason Samenow of the Washington Post being the other) …