2005 saw historic levels of attention
Matthew Nisbet takes a look at media coverage of climate change and finds that "in 2005, climate change received its second highest level of news attention historically." We can probably thank the G8 summit, the ginormous hurricane season, and the Montreal summit for that. It will be interesting to see whether we’ve entered a period of sustained interest or if it will fall off next year.
Climate change still gets less press attention than the Pope, though. People’s fascination with the Pope never fails to baffle me. But then, I spend most of my time these days baffled.
I wonder what the Pope’s stance on climate change is?