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Plaistow and Paris: the climate links between local & national governments

What do Colebrook and Campton New Hampshire have to do with Cameroon? How is Alton connected to Australia, Plainfield to Poland; Newton to Norway, or Stratham to Spain? Ten years ago at Town Meeting, citizens in 165 New Hampshire towns passed the NH Climate Change Resolution, and last year 197 countries signed on to the Paris climate agreement. Local New Hampshire…read more →

Science group and state senators team up to unveil sea level rise ads in New Hampshire

Moderators of Thursday’s Republican presidential debate didn’t ask candidates a single question on climate change.   No focus on climate at the Republican and Democratic debates last month.  If there is one energy-environment story media should cover during the NH Primary, it’s the one breaking January 18: MEDIA ADVISORY FOR MONDAY, JANUARY 18, 2016 Contact: Roger Stephenson, rs@stephensonstrategic.com Science Group and NH Senators to…read more →

Weather + Climate + Politics = Bombogenesis

Weather + Climate + Politics = Bombogenesis The January blizzard prevented Governor Pataki from visiting New Hampshire this week.  One can only assume that this is the first time that “bombogenesis” and “First in the Nation Primary” are used within the same sentence.  Bombogenesis, a meteorological bomb, occurs when a storm’s area of lowest pressure experiences a rapid drop of…read more →

Presidential Candidates and Incident Management: Do you need a plan?

The 2016 presidential primary cycle begins immediately after the mid-term election this November.  Expect no fewer than 10 – and as many as 16 men and women making the rounds, with formal announcements of candidacies beginning in early 2015 and campaign activities escalating with a crescendo in January through early February of 2016. Making the rounds may sound like simple retail…read more →

Interview uncovers Guinta – Innis split on climate science

WMUR News 9 Political Reporter Josh McElveen is asking presidential possibles and congressional candidates about climate change. In his June interview with Josh, Marco Rubio disavowed climate science.  Late last month Josh met with Dan Innis and Frank Guinta in separate interviews.  The links and text are below.   Frank Guinta is not disputing the wacky weather we are seeing in NH,…read more →

Rubio: realities of a new century don’t include climate change

    Thinking about the candidates … Marco Rubio (R-FL) New Hampshire’s television political reporter Josh McElveen interviewed Marco Rubio when he was in town speaking at the Rockingham GOP dinner Friday night.  The 3 issues on McElveen’s list:  (1) climate change (2) health care (3) Benghazi    Before buckling down on climate change Rubio paid homage to New Hampshire…read more →

When Scientists Engage

In my last post I wrote about academics’ struggle to involve and engage members of the community. Last month two scientists provided examples of emerging from this struggle by looking around, finding a focus important to others, and linking the science they know about with the things people care about.   NB: without the intervention of true public relations, neither example would…read more →

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