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Cats shouldn't watch too much TV, either (via Flickr's kim & amy)

Reporters Link TV Watching to Obesity. Why Not Climate Change to Extreme Weather?

6/16/2011 // By Miles Grant

Few reporters are connecting Western wildfires to global warming despite overwhelming scientific evidence. But do other fields of research treat connections so gingerly?

Midwest snowstorm (via Flickr's NASA Goddard Photo & Video)

18-Foot-High Ice Waves Pound Chicago: Totally Normal?

2/1/2011 // By Miles Grant

Update 3:02pm: My colleague Patrick Fitzgerald points out this post is now inaccurate – the forecast has now been upgraded to call for 25-foot ice waves. Hey Iceman, surf’s up! Here’s the thing about people who deny 2010 was tied …

ABC News on extreme weather, January 2011

Media’s Coverage of Climate & Extreme Weather: Partly Cloudy

1/21/2011 // By Miles Grant

Global warming’s impact on extreme weather is coming into focus – but media’s reporting on the issue is sometimes cloudy.