18 Oct '11, 4pm

Dot Earth Blog: A Deserved Award for Gavin Schmidt of Real Climate and NASA: A NASA scientist is lauded for comm...

Dot Earth Blog: A Deserved Award for Gavin Schmidt of Real Climate and NASA: A NASA scientist is lauded for comm...

5:23 p.m. | Updated Gavin Schmidt , the climate modeler at NASA and Columbia University who has long endured the slings and arrows that come with blogging on climate, has now gained a laurel for his efforts — the inaugural $25,000 Climate Communications Prize of the American Geophysical Union . [The geophysical union release is now posted .] The award is well deserved. Real Climate , particularly through Schmidt’s data-centered and non-ideological posts, has developed into a must-track node in the Web conversation on climate science and its meaning to societies. While many of his colleagues are (appropriately) quick to point out hype from those aiming to undermine public confidence in climate science, Schmidt has been unafraid also to note that reality on important issues — from tipping points to extreme weather — is not always convenient for greenhouse campaigners. Here’s...

Full article: http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/10/18/a-deserved-a...

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