On August 3, President Obama released the final rules of the EPA Clean Power Plan. The plan requires states to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants, one of the nation's largest sources of carbon pollution.
The Weather Channel has released a new series called "The Climate 25: Conversations With 25 Of The Smartest Voices on Climate, Security, Energy and Peace." Our Mason 4C colleague Bob Inglis was one of the 25 individuals included along with fellow conservatives Henry Paulson, Christine Todd Whitman and Eli Lehrer, among others.
In an editorial in the Washington Times, Robert Lichter, faculty member, Department of Communication and director of Mason’s Center for Media and Public Affairs, expresses concern that proposed US Food and Drug Administration rules regulating antibacterial hand soaps are not supported by a balanced analysis of evidence.
In a piece in the Los Angeles Times regarding the “new generation” of late-night television hosts, Robert Lichter, faculty member, Department of Communication and director of Mason’s Center for Media and Public Affairs, discusses the importance of late-night television to political campaigns.
George Mason University professor Edward Maibach, faculty member in the Department of Communication and director, Center for Climate Change Communication, participated in the White House Public Health and Climate Change Summit as part of the panel on “Actionable Information for Prevention: From Science to Social Media.”
Students in Professor Beth Jannery's summer term section of COMM 303: Writing Across the Media have the chance to cover history in the making, thanks to Mason's Issues Forum 2016, which aims to bring 2016 presidential candidates to Mason's Arlington Campus.