Background Readings

Entering the Century of the Environment: A New Social Contract for Science
Jane Lubchenco, (1998) Science 279:491-497

How to Lose Your Political Virginity while Keeping Your Scientific Credibility

David Blockstein, (2002) BioScience 52 (1): 91-96

Science and the Environment: The Challenges of Reaching the Public
Ellen Prager, Environmental News Network, January 3, 2006

Where Science and Public Policy Intersect, Researchers Offer a Short Lesson on Basics

Cornelia Dean, The New York Times, January 31, 2006

Communicating on Climate Change: An Essential Resource for Journalists, Scientists, and Educators

Bud Ward, Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting, University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography, 2008

17 Cardinal Rules for Working with Congress

William G. Wells, Jr., Working With Congress: A Practical Guide for Scientists and Engineers, 2nd ed.

Articles from Climate Communication website (Susan Hassol)