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Making waves: Reporting Climate Change

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The Reuters Institute has hosted a series of workshops and events on the hot topic of how the mainstream media around the world have been, and should be, reporting the complexities of climate science.On Friday 26 February a packed audience of 200 people at the Environmental Change Institute heard four of the UK's leading environment correspondents answer questions from Fiona Fox, director of the Science Media Centre, on the responsibility of the media in 'Climategate' (the apparent tinkering with emails at the University of East Anglia), how scientists should engage with the media in countering sceptics, and the reasons for the public's declining trust in climate science.